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 specialty finance 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 specialty finance and has advised lenders, borrowers, servicers, account banks, 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. Charles is noted as a recognised practitioner by Chambers and Partners UK 2019.
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.