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Stewarts Law LLP

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Leeds, London

Charles Edwards

Work 020 7822 8000
Stewarts Law LLP

Work Department

Personal Injury


Partner in the Personal Injury department. Charles is a very experienced, collaborative practitioner who thrives in making a difference to his clients and achieving the best possible outcomes for those who have suffered from adversity, particular those with spinal cord or severe brain injuries.


Charles specialises in the highest value and most complex value personal injury claims, with a particular interest in claimants who have sustained either spinal cord or brain injury. He has experience in dealing with a variety of types of claims, covering road traffic accidents, accidents at work and accidents in public places.

Over the past 13 years of his career at Stewarts, Charles has settled claims for clients totalling in excess of £100m. These include high-level spinal cord injury cases, brain injury cases involving minimally aware clients, high-earning City workers, and claims with an international element.

Regularly quoted as being a leading authority in his field, Charles has been described as having “a terrific manner with clients and opponents” and has “really good judgement”. Charles has developed an “all-encompassing practice” and is “well known for his capacity to manage severe and complex brain and spinal injuries”.

Charles is a strong believer in collaboration between parties in order to achieve the best outcome for his client. He has given presentations to both insurers and defendant solicitors about the benefits to all parties of a transparent and proactive approach to claims.


Trained Churchers, Hampshire; qualified 1997; general litigation MacDonald Oates, Petersfield 1997-2000; Shoosmiths, Basingstoke (one year fast-track PI, remainder in serious injury unit) 2000-02; associate Stewarts Law 2004-06; partner 2006.




King Edward VII School, Lytham St Annes; London Guildhall University (1992 BA Hons 2 (1)); King’s College, London (1994 LLM International Business law); College of Law, London (1995 LPC).


Triathlon, running.

London: Insurance

Personal injury: claimant

Within: Leading individuals

Charles Edwards - Stewarts Law LLP

Within: Personal injury: claimant

Stewarts Law LLP is a 'first choice' and 'the premier claimant firm in the field', according to clients. It assists individuals who have sustained serious, life-changing injuries, including brain and spinal injuries and amputations. Changes in the team include the arrival of 'first-class litigator' David Healy from BL Claims Solicitors and the promotion of the 'absolutely superb' Peregrine Redgrave to partner in May 2017. Paul Paxton, the 'technically first-class' head of the personal injury team, is 'the leading claimant lawyer in the country'. Other key figures are the 'great all-round' Clare Salmon, who has 'extensive experience of both difficult liability claims and high-value quantum'; the 'exceptionally good and collaborative' Charles Edwards; and the 'able and dedicated' Stephanie Clarke. Julian Chamberlayne heads the international injury department, acting for UK nationals who are injured abroad and for foreign nationals injured in the UK.

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