A highly experienced corporate transactional lawyer, regularly advising on mergers and acquisitions, start-ups, investments, joint ventures, limited liability partnerships and corporate reorganisations.

Background: Charles trained with Lovells, where a secondment to 3i during the dotcom boom fuelled an interest in early stage technology and high growth start-up companies. He moved to Osborne Clarke, where he advised a number of private equity investors on buy-outs and investments, as well as handling the sales and purchases of many private companies.

In practice: At Roxburgh Milkins, where our main focus is advising businesses and entrepreneurs, Charles's past experience working with institutional clients on the other side of the fence enables him to give our clients well rounded and balanced advice. 

In his own words: "As partners in a relatively young firm, we definitely regard ourselves as business owners - and I think that rubs off on the way we give advice. We're good at looking beyond the legal issues, and understanding what motivates our clients and what they want to achieve."

In his spare time: With three energetic boys, he doesn't have much, but still manages to squeeze in the odd game of rugby.