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Charles King

Call: 2019

Overview

Charles joined Maitland as a tenant in September 2020, following the successful completion of his pupillage.  Charles is building a broad commercial chancery practice, and accepts instructions in a range of chambers’ practice areas.   

Charles’ experience encompasses commercial disputes, civil fraud, insolvency, company law, landlord and tenant, professional negligence, offshore disputes, charities law, and intellectual property law. He has appeared in both the High Court and County Court, and has been instructed both as sole counsel and as part of a team.

 

Charles obtained a first-class degree in History and Spanish from Oxford University in 2013, and later completed the GDL and BPTC at City, University of London.  Between 2014 and 2017, he qualified as a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney, before leaving the profession to come to the Bar.  He has also worked in industry, having spent a year with Samsung Electronics after completing his undergraduate degree. 

Terms of Business 

Charles’ clerks are happy to discuss the terms on which he accepts instructions.  In the absence of written agreement otherwise, Charles accepts instructions on the BSB’s Standard Contractual Terms for the Supply of Services by Barristers to Authorised Persons (2020). A link to those terms can be found here.

Expertise

Overview

Charles has been instructed both as sole counsel and as part of the counsel team in commercial and contractual disputes in both the High Court and County Court.  Those matters include UK College of Business & Computing Ltd v Bath Spa University, which concerned issues of estoppel, waiver, and force majeure in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Overview

Charles has been instructed as part of the counsel team on fraud cases both in England and offshore, involving claims of deceit/fraudulent misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, bribery, conspiracy, dishonest assistance and knowing receipt.  

Overview

Charles has been instructed on a number of company law matters, encompassing issues such as breach of directors’ duties, requirements under a company’s articles, and applications under the Companies Act 2006. 

Overview

Charles accepts instructions for bankruptcy and insolvency matters.  His experience during pupillage and tenancy has encompassed contested insolvency proceedings, and issues of liability of administrators and liquidators. 

Overview

Charles previously trained and qualified as a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney, before leaving the profession to come to the bar.  He worked on a range of contentious and non-contentious trade mark, copyright, and design matters, including proceedings before the UK intellectual property office.  He has also advised on intellectual property issues in the context of insolvency.      

Overview

A number of the matters on which Charles has worked during pupillage and tenancy have had an international element.  He recently appeared as sole counsel in a successful application to challenge jurisdiction in the High Court.  Charles has also been instructed as part of the counsel team in a fraud claim in the Cayman Islands.

Professional Negligence 

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Real Estate 

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Charities 

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Qualifications 

  • BPTC, City Law School: Outstanding (2019)
  • GDL, City Law School: Commendation (2018)
  • Professional Certificate in Trade Mark Practice, Nottingham Law School: Distinction (2017)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Trade Mark Law and Practice, QMUL: Distinction (2016)
  • BA, History and Spanish, University of Oxford (Keble College): First Class (2013)

Awards 

  • Barstow Scholarship, City Law School (2019)
  • Buchanan Prize, Lincoln’s Inn (2019)
  • Lord Mansfield Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn (2018)
  • Maitland Advocacy Prize (2017)
  • Gibbs Prize, University of Oxford (2013)
  • Kolkhorst Exhibition, University of Oxford (2011)
  • Cyril Jones Memorial Prize, University of Oxford (2010)

Languages 

  • Spanish (fluent)

Memberships 

  • COMBAR
  • Chancery Bar Association

 clerks@maitlandchambers.com                                                                  

  +44 (0)20 7406 1200

Charles King

Call: 2019

cking@maitlandchambers.com

Overview

Charles joined Maitland as a tenant in September 2020, following the successful completion of his pupillage.  Charles is building a broad commercial chancery practice, and accepts instructions in a range of chambers’ practice areas.   

Charles’ experience encompasses commercial disputes, civil fraud, insolvency, company law, landlord and tenant, professional negligence, offshore disputes, charities law, and intellectual property law. He has appeared in both the High Court and County Court, and has been instructed both as sole counsel and as part of a team.

Charles obtained a first-class degree in History and Spanish from Oxford University in 2013, and later completed the GDL and BPTC at City, University of London.  Between 2014 and 2017, he qualified as a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney, before leaving the profession to come to the Bar.  He has also worked in industry, having spent a year with Samsung Electronics after completing his undergraduate degree. 

Terms of Business 

Charles’ clerks are happy to discuss the terms on which he accepts instructions.  In the absence of written agreement otherwise, Charles accepts instructions on the BSB’s Standard Contractual Terms for the Supply of Services by Barristers to Authorised Persons (2020). A link to those terms can be found here.

Qualifications 

  • BPTC, City Law School: Outstanding (2019)
  • GDL, City Law School: Commendation (2018)
  • Professional Certificate in Trade Mark Practice, Nottingham Law School: Distinction (2017)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Trade Mark Law and Practice, QMUL: Distinction (2016)
  • BA, History and Spanish, University of Oxford (Keble College): First Class (2013)

Awards 

  • Barstow Scholarship, City Law School (2019)
  • Buchanan Prize, Lincoln’s Inn (2019)
  • Lord Mansfield Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn (2018)
  • Maitland Advocacy Prize (2017)
  • Gibbs Prize, University of Oxford (2013)
  • Kolkhorst Exhibition, University of Oxford (2011)
  • Cyril Jones Memorial Prize, University of Oxford (2010)

Languages 

  • Spanish (fluent)

Memberships 

  • COMBAR
  • Chancery Bar Association

Commercial Disputes

Charles has been instructed both as sole counsel and as part of the counsel team in commercial and contractual disputes in both the High Court and County Court.  Those matters include UK College of Business & Computing Ltd v Bath Spa University, which concerned issues of estoppel, waiver, and force majeure in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Civil Fraud & Asset Recovery

Charles has been instructed as part of the counsel team on fraud cases both in England and offshore, involving claims of deceit/fraudulent misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, bribery, conspiracy, dishonest assistance and knowing receipt.  

Company, Partnerships & LLPs

Charles has been instructed on a number of company law matters, encompassing issues such as breach of directors’ duties, requirements under a company’s articles, and applications under the Companies Act 2006. 

Insolvency & Restructuring

Charles accepts instructions for bankruptcy and insolvency matters.  His experience during pupillage and tenancy has encompassed contested insolvency proceedings, and issues of liability of administrators and liquidators. 

Intellectual Property

Charles previously trained and qualified as a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney, before leaving the profession to come to the bar.  He worked on a range of contentious and non-contentious trade mark, copyright, and design matters, including proceedings before the UK intellectual property office.  He has also advised on intellectual property issues in the context of insolvency.      

International & Offshore

A number of the matters on which Charles has worked during pupillage and tenancy have had an international element.  He recently appeared as sole counsel in a successful application to challenge jurisdiction in the High Court.  Charles has also been instructed as part of the counsel team in a fraud claim in the Cayman Islands.

Professional Negligence

Real Estate

Charities