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Charlotte Healy

Associate

Charlotte specialises in commercial litigation and regulatory crime.

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About

Charlotte specialises in commercial litigation and has experience advising both individual and corporate clients (primarily in the retail, telecoms and food and beverage sectors) on a broad range of commercial disputes, including disputes arising out of commercial agreements and shareholder disputes. Charlotte’s work involves High Court and County Court litigation but she also has experience of resolving disputes through arbitration, mediation and other alternative means of resolution.

Charlotte is also a member of the Firm’s regulatory crime team. She advises clients in relation to investigations and prosecutions brought by regulators such as the Health and Safety Executive, the Environment Agency and Local Authorities (including inquest work when fatal accidents occur). Charlotte also has specialist experience advising clients on allergens, food labelling and food safety laws.

Charlotte also advises company directors on the late filing of company accounts and related prosecutions by the Prosecuting Solicitors’ Office within Companies House.

Charlotte is admitted to practise in England and Wales.

Experience

  • Acting for an award winning digital agency in defending breach of contract claims relating to the design and build of a website.
  • Acting for a recipe box delivery company on breach of contract claims against a supplier in respect of late deliveries, shortages and unsatisfactory quality goods.
  • Acting for a group of minority shareholders in a complex shareholder dispute involving a luxury bag company.
  • Acting for national retailer prosecuted by a Local Authority for a number of health and safety offences and for a primary school investigated for food safety offences.
  • Acting for the Director of a business subject to contempt of court proceedings brought by Trading Standards.
  • Advising several restaurant chains on their food safety and allergen policies and protocols. Also acting for a drinks manufacturer on product liability claims against a bottling company.

Recognition

  • uk-rising-star-2024

Our thinking

  • Indemnity Costs in Derivative Claims – Briefing Note

    John Sykes

    Insights

  • The new Building Safety Regulator’s approach to enforcement

    Charlotte Healy

    Insights

  • A warning to all businesses: significant fine underscores the importance of maintaining workplace Health & Safety

    Rory Partridge

    Quick Reads

  • Will Health and Safety reporting and investigation requirements change following Ruth Perry's death?

    Rory Partridge

    Quick Reads

  • AI's Impact on Workplace Safety: The Advantages and Risks

    Charlotte Healy

    Quick Reads

  • From Farm to Fork: The Vital Role of Traceability in Meeting the UK's Sustainable Food Demands and Fighting Food Fraud

    Jamie Cartwright

    Quick Reads

  • Late Filing of Accounts

    Charlotte Healy

    Insights

  • Charlotte Healy writes for Pharmacy Business on late filing of accounts

    Charlotte Healy

    In The Press

  • Driverless Cars: Who's in Control?

    Charlotte Healy

    Quick Reads

  • Charlotte Healy and Katie Bewick write for Pharmacy Business on expert determination

    Charlotte Healy

    In The Press

  • Producer Responsibility: more onerous obligations on the horizon

    Charlotte Healy

    Quick Reads

  • Britons risk health by buying food sold on Instagram

    Charlotte Healy

    Quick Reads

  • What happens when the Crown breaches its Health and Safety duties?

    Rachel Warren

    Quick Reads

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