Charlotte Matthews

Charlotte Matthews, LL.M.

Avocate à la Cour|Associate

About Charlotte Matthews

Charlotte Matthews, LL.M. (Humboldt University), LL.M. (King’s College London) acts as counsel in arbitration and state court proceedings, as arbitrator, and secretary to arbitral tribunals. The focus of her practice is international commercial and infrastructure disputes as well as investor-State disputes.

Charlotte studied at King’s College (London), Humboldt University (Berlin) and University Paris II Panthéon-Assas (Paris). Prior to joining HANEFELD, Charlotte trained at various reputable law firms in Paris, Berlin and Brussels.

Charlotte’s working languages are English, French and German.




Arbitration Litigation

Areas of practice

Commercial & Trade Law European Union Law Competition Law Public International Law Investment Protection


Representation of domestic and foreign companies in domestic and international arbitration proceedings

Arbitrator in international arbitration proceedings

Secretary to the arbitral tribunal in domestic and international arbitration proceedings

Representation of domestic and foreign companies in state court proceedings before French Courts

Languages and nationality

  • English
  • French
  • German

  • French
  • American

Curriculum vitae

  • Since 2021

    Attorney with HANEFELD, Paris

  • 2019 - 2020

    Legal training in the dispute resolution practices of Hengeler Mueller in Berlin, Ashurst LLP in Paris and Bredin Prat in Paris

  • 2018

    Internship in the international trade and competition law practice of Gide Loyrette Nouel in Brussels

  • 2017

    Internship at the Directorate General for Competition of the European Commission

  • 2016 - 2017

    Master of Laws (LL.M.), King’s College London

  • 2015 - 2016

    Master of Laws (LL.M.), Humboldt University in Berlin

  • 2015

    Internship at the Missoula County Justice Court, Missoula, United States

  • 2014

    Internship in the dispute resolution practice of Alérion, Paris

  • 2012 - 2017

    Licence and Master of Law at University Paris II Panthéon-Assas


  • Should we challenge standard practices in international arbitration?
    Latham & Watkins and Sciences Po, Paris Arbitration Week
    Paris, France

  • Investment Arbitration Update
    Baltic Arbitration Days
    Riga, Latvia

  • Careers in arbitration
    Solidarity Arbitration and Mediation Days
    Warsaw, Poland


  • Campaign for Greener Arbitrations
  • CFA40
  • ASA below 40
  • DIS 40
  • Delos-Y
  • Young ICCA
  • Young ITA
  • Young ICSID
  • Association des Juristes Français et Allemands
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