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Charlotte Henschen (née Ducker)

Charlotte represents clients in complex High Court litigation relating to a wide range of industry sectors nationally and internationally.

She specialises in high value commercial litigation, with a focus on investment banking litigation, capital markets, investment and fund management disputes and civil fraud.  Charlotte regularly acts adverse to the major investment banks, representing hedge funds, asset managers, liquidators, institutional investors, banks and HNWs.

Charlotte has particular experience dealing with disputes relating to investment and joint venture disputes, mis-selling of financial instruments, facility default and enforcement proceedings, negligent misrepresentation, fraud and conspiracy claims, freezing injunctions and asset tracing, disputes relating to the close-out of derivative products, and claims to unwind complex derivative instruments.   

Charlotte has been listed as a "Rising Star" in Legal 500 for Banking Litigation in 2020, 2021 and 2022, and in March 2021 was recognised by Legal Week as one of the "best 25 UK women in law under 40", described as an "excellent lawyer" with "star potential".  


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"Charlotte Henschen is an outstanding litigator. She is clever, pragmatic, calm under pressure and with excellent judgment; the full package!" - Legal 500 UK 2024

Rising Star - The Legal 500 UK 2022

Rising Star - The Legal 500 UK 2021

"Outstanding senior associate' Charlotte Henschen (née Ducker) is also a 'huge asset to any litigation team." - The Legal 500 UK 2021

"Charlotte Henschen has excellent judgement. She’s an  insightful, outstanding senior associate – a huge asset to any litigation team." - The Legal 500 UK 2021

Rising Star - The Legal 500 UK 2020