EXPERTISE 

Charlotte is an Associate in the Commercial Disputes team based in our Dubai office. She specialises in international arbitration, litigation and investigations across a spectrum of industries including infrastructure, energy & utilities and finance. 

Prior to joining the Dubai office of Addleshaw Goddard, Charlotte practiced in our Manchester and Oman offices. 

Experience

Charlotte's recent experience includes: 

  • Acting on behalf of a global manufacturer in DIFC-LCIA arbitration proceedings against its consortium partner arising out of the design and construction of a major infrastructure project in Saudi Arabia. 
  • Emirates NBD Bank PJSC, HSBC Bank Middle East Limited, ICICI Bank UK Plc and others v KBBO CPG Investment LLC, Mr Khaleefa Butti Bin Omair Yousif Almuhari and His Excellency Saeed Mohamed Butti Mohamed Alqebaisi and others [2021] CFI 045/2020. Acting on behalf of a Syndicate of 10 banks in a DIFC Court action to recover a $300 million loan. Successfully obtained a worldwide freezing order, proprietary injunction and disclosure order in the Dubai International Financial Centre against 19 Respondents. Later obtained an order to lift the stay imposed as a consequence of proceedings before the Joint Judicial Committee and obtained an anti-suit injunction in respect of proceedings in the Dubai Courts. 
  • Working with local counsel in relation to bankruptcy and grievance proceedings in the Abu Dhabi Courts. 
  • Mr Ebrahim Al-Jassim v Socii Synergy Investment LLC and others [2019] DIFC CFI 031. Acting on behalf of an individual in a DIFC-LCIA arbitration arising out of a shareholders dispute.
  • Acting on behalf of an aluminium sub-contractor in a DIAC arbitration concerning a sub-contract dispute over the aluminium works