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Charles Martin

Charles Martin

Macfarlanes LLP

London England, , GBR

Charles joined the firm in 1983, became a partner in 1990 and Senior Partner in 2008. Charles works principally in M&A and private equity, acting for sponsors and corporates. Much of his work is cross-border in nature.

He is rated in the top tiers of the most highly recommended M&A and private equity lawyers in the UK by the leading directories including Chambers.

Clients look to him particularly for strategic counsel and tactical input on a wide variety of legal matters including M&A negotiations and litigation.

Recent highlights include advising:

  • Verizon Communications Inc. on its acquisition of Vodafone’s interest in Verizon Wireless for $130bn;
  • Brit Insurance N.V. on a recommended $1.3bn cash offer by Apollo and CVC; and
  • the independent directors of TNK-bp in relation to a proposed transaction with Rosneft.

He was named Law Firm Leader of the Year at Legal Week’s British Legal Awards 2013 and Partner of the Year 2014 by Financial News.


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