Charlotte Conner

"Charlotte Conner is as good as family solicitors get"Legal 500 2022


Ranked as a “Next Generation Partner” by The Legal 500 2024, 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.

Awards & Recognitions
  • Shortlisted for the Citywealth Future Leaders Family Lawyer of the Year - Partner Award 2023

Next Generation Partner
"Charlotte Conner is a true star; diligent, no nonsense and bright." "Charlotte Conner is a pleasure to deal with."
Legal 500 2024

Recommended Lawyer
"Excellent impartial advice that was realistic, not not just what I wanted to hear. Charlotte Conner was supportive, caring and went above and beyond every time."
Legal 500 2023

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, for Family Law (December 2015/January 2016)
  • Available Assets, outlining the challenges when dealing with cases involving trusts, for Family Law (July/August 2015)
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