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Charles Dougherty QC

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2TG – 2 Temple Gardens (2TG – 2 Temple Gardens)

Position

Charles specialises in commercial law, in particular commercial fraud, professional negligence, product liability, private international law (including travel) and insurance. Recent cases include: Lemos v Lemos [2017] BPIR 716 (freezing order over trust); Brazil v Durant [2016] AC 297 (backwards tracing); Allen v DePuy [2015] 2 WLR 442 (conflict of laws and Consumer Protection Act 1987); Mitsui Sumitomo v MOPC [2016] AC 1488 (Liability under Riot (Damages) Act 1886 following August 2011 riots); Schubert Murphy v Law Society [2018] PNLR 4 (whether duty of care owed by Law Society).

Career

Called 1997; QC 2013; Middle Temple (Astbury Scholar). Assistant editor ‘European Civil Practice’, Sweet & Maxwell 2nd edition.

Languages

French, German, Swedish.

Member

PNBA; British German Jurists Association; COMBAR.

Education

Winchester College; Magdalen College, Oxford (1993 BA; 1994 BCL).


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Charles Dougherty QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensThe first port of call for anything jurisdiction related and extremely user friendly.’

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Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Insurance and reinsurance – Leading silks

Charles Dougherty QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHe thinks outside the box of points nobody else has.’

Within: Insurance and reinsurance

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens provides ‘a consistently first-class standard of service from very pleasant and helpful counsel’. Chambers’ headline instructions included Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime v Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance and R+V Versicherung AG v Robertson & Co SA, both handled by Charles Dougherty QC, and Re Alexander Perepilichnyy (deceased), where Bob Moxon Browne QC is acting for the life insurers.

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Product liability

Within: Product liability – Leading silks

Charles Dougherty QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHis knowledge of the law is second to none.’

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – Leading silks

Charles Dougherty QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensVery impressive in his ability to make the complex simple and compelling.’

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Travel law (including jurisdictional issues)

Within: Travel law (including jurisdictional issues) – Leading silks

Charles Dougherty QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHe has immense legal knowledge, and is also approachable, friendly, hardworking and deeply committed.’

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