Charles joined the firm in 1983 and became Senior Partner in 2008. He works principally in M&A and private equity, acting for sponsors and corporates. Much of his work is cross-border in nature.
He is rated in the top tiers of the most highly recommended M&A and private equity lawyers in the UK by the leading directories including Chambers.
Clients look to him particularly for strategic counsel and tactical input on a wide variety of legal matters including M&A, litigation and family office issues.
He writes regularly on M&A, Takeover Code and private equity related issues as well as on law firm management matters.
Highlights include leading the team advising Verizon Communications Inc. on its acquisition of Vodafone’s interest in Verizon Wireless for $ 130bn. He has worked for many of the firm’s major clients.