Business & Commercial Law
Charles advises and represents clients in both contentious and non contentious business and commercial matters. His experience includes:
Non-contentious: Advising on and preparing standard terms and conditions, partnership agreements, exclusivity agreements and franchise agreements.
Contentious: Acting for and against a large number of commercial entities from multinational corporations through to SMEs in a range of contractual, intra-company and consumer disputes.
Insolvency: Corporate and individual insolvency, including all stages of winding-up and bankruptcy and associated applications (setting aside statutory demands, injunctions and validation orders).
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG v Technosport London Ltd & Agyeton  EWHC 797 (IPEC)
High Court trial concerning passing off and trade mark infringement of the BMW word mark and roundel logo.
Doctor Associates Inc v Hussain  EWHC 3384 (IPEC)
High Court application to set aside default judgment on terms in a passing off case.
GHML v Maroo 
Led by David Berkley QC of 3PB for permission to appeal to the Court of Appeal on the fiduciary duties owed by directors.
Advising a large group of companies on their standard terms and conditions and updating the same in light of the Consumer Rights Act 2015.
Banking and Finance
Charles advises on and appears for SMEs on a significant number of interest rate hedging product (IRHP) mis-selling cases, with David Berkley QC of 3PB, raising Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 breaches and raising limitation and Suremine issues.
Regularly instructed on behalf of lenders in a range of contractual and enforcement of security proceedings.
Junior counsel to David Berkley QC of 3PB in a SME mis-selling claim against a large banking group, which settled and was reported in the Sunday Times (2 August 2015).