Charlotte Glaser is an associate in Cadwalader’s White Collar Defense and Investigations Group, resident in the London office.
Charlotte has advised clients involved in multijurisdictional bribery and corruption, complex fraud and money laundering investigations commenced by a number of enforcement agencies, including the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). She has experience representing individuals in relation to contentious regulatory matters, in particular, investigations conducted by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), the Brazilian competition regulator and the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE). Charlotte also has experience advising multinational corporations in relation to internal investigations. Her advisory work incorporates anti-money laundering compliance, international sanctions regimes, and bribery and corruption related matters.
Charlotte previously practised as a barrister specialising in criminal law. In that role she represented clients in a wide range of matters, including fraud and other allegations of dishonesty. She has represented individuals at all stages of Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) proceedings and has experience of appearing before the Court of Appeal.
While practising as a barrister, Charlotte was instructed by the SFO, the National Crime Agency (NCA), and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in relation to offences committed under the Companies Act 2006 and the Insolvency Act 1986. Charlotte was also seconded to the Enforcement and Market Oversight division at the FCA where she worked with investigators in a number of regulatory and criminal investigations. Charlotte formed part of the Bar Council’s working group that responded to the Law Commission’s consultation on the Sentencing Code.
Charlotte is recognised in Legal 500 UK as a Rising Star in the Fraud: White-Collar Crime (Advice To Individuals) category with clients noting Charlotte is an “excellent lawyer[s] who is focused, smart and experienced." Charlotte is also recognised in the Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime (Advice To Corporates) category.
Prior to joining Cadwalader, Charlotte practised in the London office of another international U.S. firm. She is admitted to practice in England and Wales.