Charles is a partner within the Private Client and Wealth Structuring team advising clients onshore and offshore on succession and tax planning.
Charles advises on appropriate structures (trusts, companies, partnerships, LLPs) for the preservation and enhancement of family wealth. Many of his clients have substantial property interests and collections of art, on which heritage issues arise. Charles' activities outside the office include:
- Member of the Tax Committee of the CLA
- Member of the Charity Law Association
- Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
Charles is also a Governor of a private school and the Chairman of the Board of a well-known music charity in Bristol.
"I would rate him as one of the top private client lawyers in the country with a broad range of experience." – Citywealth Leaders List 2014
"Has a commanding knowledge of virtually every area in the private client sphere." – Chambers UK 2015