Charles is a partner in the Finance Group. He leads the Specialty Finance team and co-heads the Fund Finance team. He specialises in specialty finance, fund finance, corporate lending, and general banking matters acting for financial institutions, private equity sponsors, investors and borrowers.
Charles represents lenders and borrowers on complex and highly structured transactions, predominantly in the speciality finance, warehouse lending and fund finance spaces. He has a well-established lender practice advising on a number of different financings including in relation to facilities made available to financial institutions, funds and corporate borrowers.
Charles also has particular expertise in speciality finance and forward flow arrangements. He has advised lenders, borrowers, servicers, account banks, originators, purchasers and other parties on transactions across a range of sectors in this space including debt purchase, non-performing loans, mortgage-backed lending, unsecured consumer credit, asset finance, auto loans, debt collection and payment systems.
As an internationally recognised name in the fund finance space, Charles sits on the Fund Finance Association's Content Committee and is a regular speaker and author on the topic. He most recently presented at the Fund Finance Association's Global Market Update. Charles is ranked in the Spotlight Table on Fund Finance by Chambers and Partners UK 2021.