Charlotte is a commercial litigator, specialising in cross-border commercial litigation and contentious high-value insolvency.
Charlotte has particular experience advising on cross-border insolvencies, in part as a result of her work advising the joint liquidators of feeder funds to the Bernard L Madoff Investment Securities investment vehicle. Her insolvency experience includes applying for Court assistance on wide-ranging issues from assistance in foreign insolvency proceedings to the Court sanction of cross-border settlements. Charlotte also has experience in section 238 fair value appraisal proceedings, including acting for dissenting shareholders in 58.com Limited, eHi Car Services Ltd and Bitauto Holdings Limited.
Prior to moving to the Cayman Islands, Charlotte worked as a Senior Associate in the litigation and dispute resolution team at Campbells in the British Virgin Islands (BVI). Charlotte trained as a solicitor at Macfarlanes in the City of London, qualifying in 2011 and practicing in England and Wales for a number of years, before moving to the BVI in 2016.
Charlotte qualified as a solicitor-advocate of the High Court of England and Wales in 2016.
Charlotte is a member of INSOL International and is currently a lecturer on INSOL's Foundation Certificate in International Insolvency Law.
When your business is involved in any kind of legal dispute it's crucial to work with lawyers who are hands-on, cost-effective and flexible enough to respond quickly and intuitively to your unique situation and needs. We know that there are many different ways a dispute can be resolved and work closely with our clients to understand every aspect of their business, priorities and goals. This allows us to find the best way forward for our clients and to advise on the commercial implications of a dispute, ensuring the process remains as stress-free as possible. Our approach is practical, responsive and tailored to the client's interests. Our expertise and reputation means we're first choice for a range of clients, including banks, trust companies, high net worth individuals and top law firms.
Dissenting from short form mergers
In a comprehensive ruling handed down today, the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (Grand Court) confirmed that shareholders of companies that undertake a 'short-form'...
The Grand Court (Court) has handed down its ruling in eHi Car Services Limited(Ruling), roundly rejecting an attempt by eHi Car Services Limited (Company) to re-write the...
The Board of the Privy Council (Board) recently handed down its decision in Shanda Games, a case involving the determination of 'fair value' of shares pursuant to section...
Perhaps the most important decision for a Court when determining the fair value of a company's shares, pursuant to Section 238 of the Companies Law (2018 Revision) (Law), is...
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