Christopher Charlton Partner

Chris specialises in complex commercial litigation and arbitration, particularly corporate and shareholder disputes, disputes regarding financial services and products, and contentious issues in insolvencies.

He regularly acts for financial institutions and other corporate clients across a range of sectors, including financial services, technology and construction.

Chris has significant experience of advising UK and non-UK clients in relation to cross-border corporate and commercial disputes, including in particular issues of jurisdiction and enforcement. Through 2019, he was seconded as a Foreign Associate to a leading New York law firm where he worked on a range of US focused matters.

Chris is a qualified solicitor-advocate.

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"Chris Charlton is a truly great young Partner. He can deal with the most demanding clients and the most challenging cases, and he does so with the calm authority of a man with a much greyer beard. A future superstar in the litigation world who I expect to be among the heavyweights for years to come."

The Legal 500 2024

"Christopher Charlton is fantastic. He is everything you would want in a partner. Always available. Sharp intellect. Easy to work with. Gets to the point."

The Legal 500 2023