Charlie has extensive experience in a wide range of civil and commercial litigation. He is instructed as sole counsel in work that far exceeds his year of call, and is also regularly instructed as a team in conjunction with solicitors and leading counsel.
His practice covers a broad spectrum, and includes financial mis-selling, commercial fraud, professional negligence (with a particular focus on legal services), building and construction disputes, product liability and claims arising out of negligence, breach of contract and misrepresentation.
Charlie acts for various business, trusts and private clients on civil and commercial matters, and via solicitors or on a direct access basis. His practice encompasses advisory work, pleadings, applications and trials.
He also has significant experience of alternative dispute resolution, including mediation.
Charlie can be engaged on an hourly rate or fixed fee where appropriate.
Notable Civil & Commercial Litigation cases
Advising on the legal and strategic aspects of claims that are being brought against a marketing company alleged to have fraudulently induced investors into a failed investment scheme.
Acting for the Ombudsman Service in various claims brought against it alleging some form of discrimination and/or harassment.
Advising a firm of solicitors regarding a litigated dispute over the non-payment of referral fees.
Advising a teachers’ union as to high-value contractual agreements it has in place with conference centres.
An action in the High Court (Technology and Construction Court) regarding the failure to safely remove asbestos from an important property.