Charles was appointed to the rank of Queens Counsel in 2014. He is an advocate with particular expertise in all aspects of matrimonial finance and Schedule 1 (financial remedies) and private law children work. He is regularly instructed in international family disputes, leave to remove and child abduction cases involving international law, international treaties and trusts. He has provided advice and Affidavits of Laws in French and Australian divorce cases and advised in many international pre-nuptual agreements. In domestic cases, Charles has a reputation for dealing with the most complex matters involving financial disputes as well as intractable and alienated parent cases, vulnerable adult/child cases and also cases arising out of same sex/alternative family disputes. Charles sits an an Arbitrator and a private judge in both financial dispute and children matters. Awards: Family Law Junior of the Year in 2012, Jordans Publishing. Shortlisted for QC of the year by the Legal 500, 2019. Ranked for both children and finance by Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500. Charles is one of the few recognised QCs with a specialist practice in both financial and children work. Charles authors (and co-authors) 4 chapters in Rayden and Jackson, Relationship Breakdown, Finances and Children, the leading family text. See more at:

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