Charlotte advises on a range of cross-border commercial arbitration and litigation proceedings, with particular focus on complex M&A, private equity, joint venture and shareholder disputes. She has acted for commercial clients, government-owned entities and corporations across various industries (including in the financial services, private equity, TMT, cryptocurrency and energy sectors). Her arbitration practice covers representing clients in all of the major arbitral rules, including the HKIAC, ICC, SIAC and UNCITRAL rules.
Charlotte is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong. She speaks fluent English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
Her experience includes advising:
- a leading private equity firm in HKIAC arbitration proceedings concerning a Korean M&A dispute
- a consortium of Asia's largest private equity firms in ICC proceedings concerning the acquisition of an insurance business
- a global investment firm in UNCITRAL proceedings in Hong Kong concerning its investment in Sino-foreign cooperative education institutions in China
- a NYSE-listed tech company in relation to breach of warranty and fraud claims brought by its shareholders
- a Japan-based joint venture shareholder in Beijing-seated ICC arbitration for disputes arising out of a franchise business in China
- a cryptocurrency exchange in ICC proceedings seated in Zurich, Switzerland in respect of contractual and tortious claims
- a fashion retailer in SIAC proceedings under the UNCITRAL Rules in respect of claims for breach of a supply contract and infringement of IP rights
- a major Chinese state-owned bank in enforcing a complex high-value loan agreement against a Chinese oil company in Hong Kong
- an oil and gas company in Hong Kong litigation proceedings involving asset tracing and recovery as well as the obtaining of Mareva injunctions
- an electronic product manufacturer in connection with a cross-border dispute relating to disclosure of trade secrets and confidential information