Charles Edwards > Stewarts Law LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Stewarts Law LLP
5 NEW STREET SQUARE
LONDON
EC4A 3BF
England

Work Department

Personal Injury

Position

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 18 years of his career at Stewarts, Charles has settled claims for clients totalling in excess of £200m. 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.

Career

Following law school, his training took place at a regional firm where he gained exposure to a wide range of practice areas. Charles then specialised in civil litigation, before moving to a large national firm to focus on personal injury in their serious injury department. He joined Stewarts in 2003 and specialises in the most severe and complex claims.

Memberships

Membership of APIL and Senior Litigation (APIL)

Education

After obtaining a law degree, Charles obtained a master’s degree in International Business Litigation from King’s College London.

Leisure

Charles is a keen amateur athlete who has competed in a number of marathons and distance events. He is particularly proud of finishing in the top 20% of competitors at the UK Half Ironman (1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike ride and 13.1-mile run) and still has ambitions to complete a full distance ironman, albeit he has been saying that for a number of years now.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Insurance > Personal injury: claimant

(Hall of Fame)

Charles EdwardsStewarts Law LLP

Stewarts Law LLP‘s ongoing commitment to acting solely for clients who have sustained the most catastrophic injuries ensures that the firm only deals with claims worth in excess of £1m. Typical cases for the practice include fatal accidents and severe injuries, especially those involving the brain or spinal cord, as well as amputations, burns, orthopaedic and neurological complications. For clients involved in particularly high-profile matters, the group offers a service which assists those coping with the added complication of intense media interest at a difficult and traumatic time. The team is equally proficient litigating both overseas and in England. Paul Paxton heads up the offering, which also includes recommended practitioners Charles Edwards and Ben Rogers.