Charles was Chairman of Fladgate from 2011 to 2018, responsible for the overall strategic management of the firm. As a consultant he continues to advise longstanding clients and to represent the firm as an ambassador.

He has been a specialist in corporate matters since starting training with one of Fladgate’s predecessor firms in 1977 and has developed a wide ranging practice over almost 40 years.

As a corporate lawyer and trusted adviser he understands board dynamics and has acted for major public companies and institutions, including several in the insurance sector, as well as private companies and professional partnerships.

His expertise in corporate finance has been recognised by the Legal 500.