Charlie joined Brunswick from his practice as a barrister at Blackstone Chambers where he specialized in public / administrative and commercial law, in particular broadcasting and media regulation. He was regularly instructed by Ofcom and other statutory regulators in various proceedings, and advised commercial clients on a range of sensitive regulatory issues. He also acted for The Guardian newspaper in Max Mosley's appeal to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.
Before the Bar, Charlie spent four years at the BBC, including as a producer at the flagship television news and current affairs programme, Newsnight.
He is the co-author of Understanding Legislation: A Practical Guide to Statutory Interpretation (Hart, 2018) and the contributor of a chapter on Protecting Corporate Reputation in a Government Investigation in the GIR’s Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations (2019). He has also written a guest chapter on family business and business family communications in the book Wise Family Business by Prof. Joachim Schwass and Anne-Catrin Glemser (Palgrave, 2016).
Charlie has recently been profiled in Band 1 of “Ranked Individuals” for his work in litigation communications by Chambers and Partners’ Litigation Support Guide 2022.