Charlie has over 20 years experience as a specialist disputes and commercial lawyer for his clients in the shipping and trading industry, and previously worked in the firm's Athens and Abu Dhabi offices. His clients include owners, oil companies, operators, charterers, traders, shipbuilders, P&I Clubs, financial institutions and underwriters, covering charterparty and cargo disputes, casualties, ship sale and purchase, shipbuilding, ship financing, ship management, pools, joint venture, international sale of goods, piracy and other shipping and trading disputes. As well as Commercial Court, Court of Appeal and Privy Counsel experience, Charlie conducts arbitration under LMAA, LCIA, ICC, SIAC, SCMA and CAMP rules, and Charlie is regularly instructed in relation to freezing order, anti-suit, corporate veil piercing, and other emergency injunctive relief.
- Ranked in Chambers Global for Global-wide Shipping: Litigation, 2020-2021
- Ranked in Chambers UK for UK-wide Shipping, 2020-2022
- Listed in the Hall of fame The Legal 500 UK for Shipping, 2020-2022
- Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ in the United Kingdom for Shipping Law, 2012-2022