Charlotte “Lottie” Ritchie is an associate in Cohen & Gresser’s London office. She is a member of the firm’s White Collar Defense & Regulation and Litigation & Arbitration practice groups.

Prior to joining Cohen & Gresser, Lottie trained and qualified in the London office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, where she worked in the M&A, finance, competition & antitrust, and dispute resolution departments, gaining invaluable experience with cross-border matters and high-value commercial disputes. Also as a Trainee Solicitor with Cleary, she earned a spot on the firm’s 2018 Pro Bono Honor Roll for her work on an international human rights project, chaired the firm’s LGBTQ+ Working Group, and reported to their Committee on Diversity and Inclusion.

Lottie completed her Legal Practice Course and Masters of Science in Law, Business, and Management with distinction from the University of Law. She received her Graduate Diploma in Law with distinction also from the University of Law, and her Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics with Upper Second Class Honors from the University of Oxford. Lottie is conversational in French.

Charlotte “Lottie” Ritchie is an associate in Cohen & Gresser’s London office. She is a member of the firm’s White Collar Defense & Regulation…


University of Law (MSc, LPC, 2017; GDL, 2016); Christ Church College, University of Oxford (Bachelor’s Degree, 2015)

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In this C&G client alert, John W Gibson and Charlotte Ritchie outline the new UK Insolvency Practice Directions that are in place as a result of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020.

In this C&G Client Alert, Jumana Rahman, Thomas Shortland, and Charlotte Ritchie examine the developing tension in the UK between insurers and policyholders regarding business interruption claims arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jumana Rahman and Charlotte Ritchie discuss the English law implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on force majeure clauses, borrower-lender relations, offshore and fund litigation, and insurance cases, and consider the potential for transformational changes in the law, in an article for Lawyer Monthly

In light of the current outbreak of COVID-19 and other critical events of 2020, Jumana Rahman and Charlotte Ritchie consider the current state of force majeure in English law, and its impact on the performance of contractual obligations.

Jumana Rahman, Dawda Jawara, and Charlotte Ritchie consider the position of the UK borrower who defaults on debt due to COVID-19.

London team members Jeffrey M Bronheim, Jumana Rahman, Charlotte Ritchie, and Daniel H Mathias discuss the English law contractual provisions which may impact businesses and investors in light of the coronavirus epidemic.

John W Gibson, Tim Harris, Barbara K Luse, and Charlotte Ritchie discuss the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Amendment) Regulations 2019 (“the 2019 Regulations”) that recently came into force in the UK.  The 2019 Regulations extend anti-money laundering responsibilities to UK art market participants, including art dealers and other intermediaries, in response to the increasing recognition that high value art is used by criminals and terrorist groups to launder and hide money.