Charlotte Matthews, LL.M. (Berlin), LL.M. (KCL)


Charlotte Matthews, LL.M.

Charlotte Matthews, LL.M. (Humboldt University), LL.M. (King’s College London) acts as counsel in arbitration and state court proceedings as well as 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.

As counsel in arbitral proceedings
Representation of domestic and foreign companies in domestic and international arbitration proceedings

As secretary to the arbitral tribunal
Secretary to the arbitral tribunal in domestic and international arbitration proceedings

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

  • International arbitration and litigation
  • International trade and investment
  • European Union law, competition law
  • Public international law



  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Since 2021
    Attorney with HANEFELD, Hamburg
  • 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 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
  • ASA below 40
  • DIS 40
  • Delos-Y
  • Young ICCA
  • Young ITA
  • Young ICSID
  • Comité Français de l’Arbitrage
  • Association des Juristes Français et Allemands