Charlotte Fraser 

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Charlotte Fraser 

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Career

Trained at Farrer & Co; qualified as a solicitor in September 2008 and became an Associate in 2012.

Education

Brasenose College, Oxford

Memberships

Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS)

Charlotte acts for private, corporate and institutional clients as well as trustees on a wide range of commercial disputes including breach of contract and fiduciary duty as well as fraud. Charlotte has also assisted on a number of investment claims against banks and other financial institutions.

Charlotte is a member of the firm's Contentious Trusts and Estates Group and has extensive experience of complex domestic and multijurisdictional trust disputes involving breach of trust, beneficiary rights of information and jurisdictional issues. Charlotte frequently advises on succession issues including validity claims, capacity and construction issues as well as claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 and in the Court of Protection.

Charlotte is a member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS), the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) and is an affiliate member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

Charlotte was recognised as a Rising Star by Thomson Reuters in its 2014 London Super Lawyers List.

Recent reported cases:

  • JSC Mezhdunarodniy Promyshelenniy Bank & Others v Sergei Viktorovich Pugachev & Others
  • AB Jnr & Or v MB & Ors [2013] 1 CILR 1

Who we help

Charlotte has experience in the field of Contentious Trusts and Estates, acting for both trustees and beneficiaries in some of the leading trusts jurisdictions. She has recently been involved in a number of significant cases.

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Charlotte regularly advises clients in the higher education sector on student disputes and OIA related matters. She has recently advised on a judicial review claim in this sector.

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