Charles specialises in EU, competition and regulatory law and has extensive experience of their application within a wide range of industries. He particularly focuses on the utilities sectors. Charles has experience of EC and UK merger control procedures. Charles advises on cartel investigations. He advised on one of the first cases settled with the European Commission. His litigation experience includes cases before the Competition Appeal Tribunal, follow on damages actions before the High Court and judicial review, including in the Court of Appeal.
Qualified 1991, joined Simmons & Simmons 1994, Partner Simmons & Simmons 1998.