Charlotte Møller is a partner in the Restructuring & Insolvency Practice Group. Charlotte’s practice is focused on advising on the restructuring of defaulting facilities and enforcement of security, as well as advising chief restructuring officers and directors of distressed companies more generally, and also insolvency practitioners. Charlotte has detailed knowledge of the UK Special Administration regime for investment firms and has worked on a large number of cross-border restructurings, primarily in the shipping, airline, energy and natural resources industries. She regularly represents clients regarding the enforcement of security over UK assets, particularly in the context of the sale and purchase of non-performing loan portfolios and real estate.

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    • Representing administrators, liquidators and receivers on the disposal of assets and over aspects relating to their appointment.
    • Advising lenders and borrowers on bespoke new lend financing and security packages, including litigation funding and art lending.
    • Conducting security reviews for secured lenders and providing advice on the refinancing of existing facilities and enforcement strategies.
    • Advising turnaround directors and chief restructuring officers on issues of corporate governance and legal aspects of financial and operational restructurings.
    • Advising distressed companies and their directors on their options and obligations.
    • Advising corporate trustees, servicers, financial institutions, pension trustees and companies on financial restructurings.

    Education

    • College of Law, Guildford, L.P.C., 1998
    • College of Law, Guildford, C.P.E., 1997
    • Exeter University, B.A., History, 1996

    Admissions

    • England and Wales, 2000

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • Fellow of INSOL International
    • Member of the International Insolvency Institute (iii)
    • Member of the Institute for Turnaround (IFT)

    Languages

    • English
    • Danish
    • Listed in the Lawdragon 500 Leading Global Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers (August 2020)
    • Ranked in Chambers UK 2022 for Restructuring & Insolvency, where Charlotte is described as “a brilliant lawyer – very smart and fantastic across both restructuring and insolvency” and “She is very intelligent, very commercial and really takes the time with clients to provide the best quality service”
    • Listed in ILFR1000 as Highly Regarded for Restructuring & Insolvency
    • Listed in TRI 250, the exclusive club for senior professionals across turnaround, restructuring and insolvency professionals (December 2021)
    • Nominated in Euromoney Expert Guides 2021 as a top Restructuring & Insolvency Practitioner
    • Listed in the 2021 Women in Business Law Guide by Legal Media Group’s Expert Guides

    • Panellist, “Remembering the ‘ands’ in ESG”, INSOL Channel Islands Conference, September 2022.
    • Panellist, “Navigating 2022: Where will the Challenges Manifest?” ABI International Insolvency & Restructuring Symposium & Cross Border Insolvency Program, November 2021.
    • Contributor, “UK Chapter”, Comparative Review of Approaches to Rescue or Debtor in Possession (DIP) Finance in Restructuring and Insolvency Regimes, INSOL International, March 2022.
    • Author, “Restructuring Plans have succeeded in their role as a flexible tool”, The Times, 9 September 2021.
    • Co-author, “HMRC primacy: Out with the old, in with the…older?” Global Restructuring Review, March 2020.
    • Co-author, “COMI and get it: international approaches to cross-border insolvencies”, Corporate Rescue and Insolvency, December 2015.
    • Co-author, “Crypto-assets in Insolvency”, LexisPSL.

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