Charles commenced pupillage in October 2019 and has a mixed practice of crime and family law matters.
Prior to joining Chambers, Charles worked as an Accredited Police Station Representative providing advice and assistance to clients in interview under caution concerning a range of offences from theft to violence. In addition, Charles was criminal paralegal at a leading defence firm in South East London, Nelson Guest and Partners. Charles has also appeared in number of county courts across the South East as a County Court advocate.
Magistrates and Youth Court
R v AM, Croydon Youth Court  Successfully defended a Youth charged with attempted robbery and possession of a bladed article after being identified following a PACE compliant video procedure.
R v TH, Maidstone Magistrates Court  Successfully defended an individual charged with two counts of assault by beating. One charge acquitted after a half time submission on the prosecutions failure to prove an essential ingredient of the offence and establish an offence was committed.
Criminal Bar Association
BPTC - University of Law
Law LLB - Swansea University
Charles is a regular contributor to Chambers' blog and has written a number of articles on legal issues.
Restrictions on your movements – Know your rights (March 2020)