Charles Martin Senior Advisor
Charles works principally in M&A and private equity, acting for sponsors, corporates and family offices.
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 29th May 1961 Charity, the Visitors’ Art Foundation, Outside In and Pallant House Gallery, and is actively involved in supporting a number of other charities.
He was Senior Partner of the firm from 2008 to 2020 and stepped down to focus on client work and relationships. On 1 May 2021 he became senior advisor to the firm and at the same time a senior advisor to Rothschild & Co.