Charlotte Young is an associate in the London office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Capital Markets Practice. Ms. Young advises clients on corporate transactions, with a particular emphasis on issuances of high yield debt securities.

Ms. Young received a JD, with honors, from the Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, where she was awarded the Legal Practice Excellence Award for outstanding legal research and writing. While in law school, Ms. Young served as a notes editor for the Washington University Law Review, in which she published “A Lawyer’s Divorce: Will Decentralized Ledgers and Smart Contracts Succeed in Cutting out the Middleman?”.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Young served as a law clerk to Judge Tony M. Davis of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas.

Ms. Young’s representative experience includes advising:

  • 888 on the £2.2 billion acquisition of William Hill International, including its 7.558% senior secured fixed rate notes due 2027 and senior secured floating rate notes due 2028
  • CANPACK S.A. and CANPACK US LLC in connection with their offering of US$800 million 3.875% senior notes due 2029 
  • Cidron Aida Finco S.à r.l in connection with its offering of €175 million 5% senior secured notes due 2028
  • EQT AB (publ) in connection with its debut offering of €500 million sustainability-linked bond
  • Lundin Energy in connection with its debut offering of US$2 billion senior notes    
  • Harbour Energy plc in connection with its debut offering of US$500 million 5.5% senior notes due 2026
  • The note purchasers in connection with the private placement of US$200 million senior secured notes for a telephone service company

Bar Qualification

  • Illinois
  • New York


  • JD, Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, 2019
  • BA in Political Science, Knox College, 2013

Languages Spoken

  • English