Charles was called to the Bar in England and Wales in 1996 and subsequently in Gibraltar in 1997. He qualified as an English solicitor in 2003. His main practice areas are: commercial litigation (including commercial fraud / asset tracing); insolvency; and Private Client disputes (including trust disputes as well as divorce/ financial remedies/ family disputes).
Charles is recognised as a leading individual (band 1) in Dispute Resolution (Gibraltar) by Legal 500 and was recently invited to join ICC Fraudnet, a specialist network of anti-fraud and asset tracing lawyers. Charles is the sole Gibraltar member. Other memberships include ACTAPS; Resolution; the Association of European Lawyers and Globalaw.
On this occasion, Charles has contributed to Thomson Reuters overview on Family Law in Gibraltar. The Q&A gives a high-level overview of key issues including jurisdiction and conflict of law; pre- and post-nuptial agreements; divorce, nullity, and judicial separation; children; surrogacy and adoption; cohabitation; family dispute resolution; civil partnership/same-sex marriage; and controversial areas and reform.
For a full Q&As publication visit Family law in Gibraltar.