Charlie Reid > Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

Work Department

Banking and financial services.


Charlie is a finance lawyer based in London. He has extensive experience advising lenders (banks, development finance institutions, funds and other alternative lenders) and borrowers in developed and emerging markets (including within Africa).

He has advised across multiple sectors (including infrastructure, real estate, transport, energy, technology, pharmaceuticals, mining, commodities, retail and entertainment) on a broad range of finance transactions including corporate lending, real estate finance, acquisition finance, infrastructure and other project finance, private equity and funds finance, asset-based lending, trade finance, private placements and restructurings.


Trained SJ Berwin LLP 2001 to 2003; qualified September 2003;  associate, SJ Berwin LLP 2003;  senior associate, Morrison & Foerster LLP 2006;  senior associate, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP 2014;  partner, Bond Dickinson May 2016; partner, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP on combination in 2017.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Property finance

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP  acts for UK clearing banks, alternative banks, and borrowers on development and investment loans regarding leisure centres, retail, trade parks and student accommodation. Charlie Reid leads the practice, while other notable individuals include Nicola Giddens and Will Fraser; Giddens, who has almost 20 years’ experience, advises predominantly UK-based lenders, and Fraser assists clients investing into the UK.