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Charlotte Hill, Associate at Penningtons Manches

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Charlotte is an experienced commercial litigator and is named as a ‘rising star’ in The Legal 500. She is recognised as being ‘tenacious … and a real force of nature’, and is said to be ‘brilliant at case management and marshalling evidence’ with ‘a particular talent for sniffing out the best pieces of evidence in a case’.

She advises on a broad range of complex, high-value cross-border disputes across a number of commercial and business sectors, including financial services (having previously been on secondment at a large institutional bank), company disputes, corporate insolvency and civil fraud / asset tracing. In addition, she has recently developed expertise in proceedings involving digital assets, including blockchain, cryptocurrencies and trading platforms / exchanges.

Charlotte is the elected president of the Junior London Solicitor Litigation Association, a committee member of the Cyber Insurance Association and a steering committee member of the Campaign for Greener Arbitrations.

Recent work highlights

  • Obtaining a freezing order for an ultra-high net worth individual from the UAE to seek to protect assets connected with a fraud of which he was a victim.
  • Advising various clients in South East Asia on cross-border enforcement strategies and asset tracing.
  • Acting for a former director to defend a claim for breach of statutory, contractual and fiduciary duties in connection with various jurisdictions, including Cyprus, the Cayman Islands, Scotland and England.
  • Advising a Premiership Football Club on an ongoing shareholder dispute.
  • Advising on disputes involving complex financial products, benchmark manipulation, the mis-selling of financial products, FOS complaints and FSCS claims.

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

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