With more than 34 years of experience in commercial litigation and dispute resolution, Charles has built a solid reputation for delivering commercially decisive and cost-effective results.
In addition to appearing regularly in routine debt recovery matters Charles is highly experienced in the conduct of complex and significant matters.
He has been praised for his ability to recognise when a matter may evolve into one which carries reputational risk to his client, and to address and escalate those matters when required to minimise any adverse effects.
Charles has acted for the firm’s private clients including financial institutions and for government departments and agencies such as Services Australia, the Australian Taxation Office, and more recently, the Clean Energy Regulator, and the Department of Agriculture.
Charles’ strength lies in his commercial and strategic approach to dispute litigation, traits recognised by our long-standing clients.
Examples of Charles’ work include:
- Acting for the Australian Taxation Office for over 15 years in their debt recovery and insolvency matters.
- Acting for financial institutions in the recovery of arrears of both secured and unsecured debts.
- Acting for the Department of Agriculture on the collection of unpaid levies and penalties.
- Acting for Sydney Water in the recovery of outstanding water access licensing fees.