Charles Walford > Watson Farley & Williams LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile
Watson Farley & Williams LLP Offices
15 APPOLD STREET
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SENIOR CONSULTANT IN THE LONDON CORPORATE GROUP
Charles’ areas of practice include cross-border and domestic acquisitions and disposals of companies and businesses, corporate and non-corporate joint ventures, company restructuring, securities issues and other fund raising exercises for public and private companies and advising on private equity transactions.
He also advises on commercial and project agreements especially in the power sector and for procurement, outsourcing and facilities management contracts. Charles has worked on biomass, on-shore and offshore wind, solar, waste to energy, fossil-fuel and carbon capture and storage power project developments and acquisitions in the UK and Europe and on the development, purchase and sale of LNG and oil product terminals in Europe, Central Asia and the Far East.
Qualified 1980; assistant solicitor Freshfields 1980-85; assistant solicitor Watson, Farley & Williams 1985-87; partner 1987.
Eton College; Trinity Hall, Cambridge (1977 BA Hons Law; 1980 MA).
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market
- Real estate > Environment
- Finance > Transport finance and leasing
- Dispute resolution > Commodities disputes
- Projects, energy and natural resources > Power (including electricity, nuclear and renewables)
- Industry focus > Hospitality and leisure
- Corporate and commercial > M&A: lower mid-market deals, £50m-£500m
- Projects, energy and natural resources > Oil and gas
- Transport > Shipping
- Finance > Trade finance
- Transport > Aviation
- Real estate > Construction: contentious
- Real estate > Construction: non-contentious
- Corporate and commercial > Equity capital markets – small-mid cap
- Employment > Immigration
- Dispute resolution > International arbitration
- Projects, energy and natural resources > Mining and minerals
- Real estate > Planning
- Corporate and commercial > Private equity: transactions - mid-market deals (up to £250m)
- Transport > Rail
- Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax
- Real estate > Property litigation
- Employment > Employers
- Corporate and commercial > EU and competition
- Real estate > Property finance