Marriott Harrison

Simon Charles

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Company law with particular expertise in directors’ duties and shareholders’ rights, capital markets, commercial contracts and joint ventures and equity investment (public and private). Advises many companies and individuals, investors, investees and intermediaries. AIM and FCA regulatory matters also.


Admitted as a solicitor in 1994. Partner at Marriott Harrison since 2004 and head of the corporate department since 2018. Non executive director of private and public companies in financial services and technology. Has also worked as a nominated adviser and handled FCA sponsor work at Numis Securities Limited.


Regular contributor to The AIM Journal, writing about case law, regulatory and statutory developments relevant to capital markets and general company law matters.


Homes in London and Oxted, married with two daughters. Member of The Richard Nixon Foundation. Authority on the career and life of President Richard M. Nixon. Interests – motoring (particularly fast and German), music (especially 1990s Indie and early 20th century English) and spending time in Tuscany.