Charles Martin Senior Partner
Charles works principally in M&A and private equity, acting for sponsors and corporates.
He is rated in the top tiers of the most highly recommended M&A and private equity lawyers in the UK by the leading directories.
Clients look to him particularly for strategic counsel and tactical input on a wide variety of legal matters including M&A, litigation and family office issues.
Much of his work is cross-border. He is an officer of, and actively involved in, the International Bar Association.
He has worked for many of the firm’s major clients. Highlights include leading the team advising Verizon Communications Inc. on its acquisition of Vodafone’s interest in Verizon Wireless for $130bn.
He is a trustee of the Visitors’ Art Foundation, Outside In and Pallant House Gallery, and is actively involved in supporting a number of other charities.
He has been the Senior Partner since 2008 and steps down from that role on 1 May 2020 but will remain a partner in the firm. He was named Management Partner of the Year 2017 at the Legal Business Awards.