Charlotte Rowlandson

Senior Associate

Charlotte focuses on corporate transactions in the fintech, insurtech and wider technology sectors, with significant experience in private acquisitions and disposals, private equity deals, joint ventures and venture capital and growth equity investments.

She has a particular focus on artificial intelligence, data analytics, blockchain / distributed ledger technologies.

Charlotte was ranked as a ‘Rising Star’ in Legal 500, 2020 - 2024


Representative matters

CapitalG, Alphabet’s independent growth fund, on its minority interest acquisition in B2B software solutions, TeamSystem.

Digital bank Zopa on its latest funding round that raised GBP75 million (USD93 million) to drive its next phase of growth, supporting its vision to become Britain’s best bank.

A multinational financial services corporation on its acquisition of a minority interest in Conferma Pay, a global fintech firm that specialises in payment technology.

Dai-ichi Life, as Lead Investor, on its £75m Series C investment into YuLife - a regulated insurtech providing life insurance cover with a strong focus on the digitization and gamification of employee well-being - valuing the group at USD 800m.

Key contact for private acquisitions and disposals in the fintech space.
Legal 500, 2024
A star in the making. She is absolutely superb at what she does, juggling numerous complex issues and stakeholders effortlessly.
Legal 500, 2022



Admitted as a Solicitor (England and Wales), 2015


Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School, 2013

BA Law (Jurisprudence), University of Oxford, 2012

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.