Charles is an experienced regulatory crime solicitor advising corporations and their directors on investigations, prosecutions and other enforcement actions in relation to the offences which can be committed by companies, including bribery and corruption, environmental, waste and nuisance, corporate manslaughter, health and safety, trading standards, animal welfare, pricing and promotions, food labelling, food hygiene and food safety, weights and measures, Coroner's inquests, product recall and product safety etc.

Charles has over 20 years’ experience in pretty much all sectors but, in particular, retail, food and drink, hospitality and leisure, manufacturing, rail, construction, property and facilities management, automotive, government and defence, mining, transport, warehousing and logistics, and healthcare and acts for individuals as well as many well-known global and high street businesses.

Charles is acutely aware of reputational risk/brand protection and is used to having to act and advise in high profile matters.  Charles is ranked locally and nationally in various legal directories over many years and is a regular speaker at seminars and events, a provider of bespoke training for clients and umbrella bodies, a writer of articles on various subjects within his expertise and a reviewing editor of leading textbook Consumer and Trading Standards: Law and Practice.


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