Charlotte Conner


Charlotte Conner - Dawson Cornwell

Ranked as a "Recommended Lawyer" by The Legal 500, 2022, Charlotte qualified in 2005 but has specialised exclusively in family law since 2007. She joined Dawson Cornwell 2011 and was made up to partner in 2015.

She advises on all issues relating to relationship breakdown; divorce, cohabitation and applications for financial remedy as well as children related matters such as contact and residence. She is experienced in drafting and advising on pre-nuptial and pre-civil partnerships.

She also has a niche contentious trust practice, acting in complex litigation centering on assets held in an estate or by a trust.

Before deciding to specialise in family law, Charlotte spent 2 years as a commercial litigation lawyer, specialising in issues such as breach of contract, negligence, nuisance, civil fraud, restraint and confiscation, directors disqualification, shareholder and partnership disputes and corporate and personal insolvency.

Charlotte is a member of Resolution and is a Resolution Accredited Specialist in Advanced Financial Provision I and II.

Recommended Lawyer
"Charlotte Conner is as good as family solicitors get. She is personable, super-intelligent and on the ball. Her correspondence is superbly written and she knows exactly when to fight and when to settle".
Legal 500 2022

Charlotte Conner is “very supportive of her clients”.
Legal 500 2018-2019

Charlotte Conner is “very supportive of her clients”.
Legal 500 2017

Charlotte Conner, who “really doesn’t miss a trick,” is a newly promoted partner.
Legal 500 2016

  • Private Affairs, summarising the diverging approaches of the judiciary to media access and privacy and the implications for the parties, Family Law (December 2015/January 2016)
  • Available Assets, outlining the challenges when dealing with cases involving trusts, Family Law (July/August 2015)

"Charlotte Conner is as good as family solicitors get" 

The Legal 500 2022





"...intelligence, legal knowledge and sharpness, combined with a bubbling personality"

Client Review



"the ultimate professional with a forensic knowledge of the law, but also warm and compassionate" 

 Client Review

"resourceful, thoughtful and driven...without doubt, one of the very finest in her profession"

 Client Review