Charles is Head of Chambers and a very experienced practising Barrister at New Temple Chambers. Charles specialises in construction and engineering, commercial litigation, dispute resolution, construction adjudication, arbitration, property, landlord & tenant, planning, commercial litigation, commercial, insolvency and professional negligence.

Charles is an extremely bright, confident and a fearless Barrister with a fine eye for detail, technically brilliant and very commercial. Charles is a graduate of the University of Cambridge (Departments of Engineering and Architecture) and the Centre of Construction Law at King's College London.

Comments made about Charles include:

High Court Judge, Queen’s Bench Division

“...Counsel for the Claimant’s skeleton argument was excellent…”

Director (Top 5 UK Contractor)

“…in a recent adjudication conducted against a large multi- national corporation…Charles was instrumental in putting together the adjudication documents and dealing with all correspondence from the opposing side’s solicitors …in an adjudication that proved to be very successful in its conclusion…I have no hesitation in recommending Charles to others and…look forward to working with him in future…”

Commercial Director

“…I worked with Charles on a number of complex construction disputes and found his grasp and in-depth knowledge of construction, construction law and dispute resolution to be second to none…”

Partner (LLP)

“We have known and worked with Charles on a regular basis over several years. We have found Charles to not only be friendly, approachable and professional, but his advice is considered, diligent and thorough. Our relationship with Charles has evolved to a point where he is our first port of call in litigious matters, with our supply chain also specifically requesting his services”

Director (UK multidisciplinary practice)

“Having had the privilege of working with Charles I can say he is extremely dedicated, precise and utterly relentless. A leading thinker in the construction law field, and an advocate you most certainly want on your side.”

Barrister (2002)
Public Access Accredited Barrister
MSt (Cantab) University of Cambridge
MSc (Lond) King’s College London
Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors

Professional Associations
The Honourable Society of Middle Temple
Technology and Construction Bar Association (TECBAR)
Chancery Bar Association (ChBA)
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
King’s College Construction Law Association
Society of Construction Law
Worshipful Company of Arbitrators
Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors

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