Charlie Mercer | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Charlie Mercer

Associate, London

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Overview

Charlie Mercer is an associate in the Dispute Resolution Group of the Firm's London office. His practice focusses on commercial litigation and international arbitration, with a particular interest in civil fraud and post-judgment enforcement. He has worked with clients from a variety of sectors, including financial services and telecommunications.

Charlie was recently seconded to the dispute resolution team of a global investment bank and has also spent time on secondment to the Firm's Paris office.

Charlie is committed to pro bono work and recently acted for a charity bringing claims against two licensees.

Bars and Courts

  • England and Wales

Education

  • Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School, London
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP Law School, London
  • MPhil, Pembroke College, University of Oxford
  • MA, University of Edinburgh

Languages

  • English
  • French

Experience

A shareholder in a large telecommunications company

Advising a shareholder in a large telecommunications company in relation to ICC arbitration proceedings in Paris and ancillary applications in the BVI and the Netherlands.

A complex fraud-based dispute

Acting for a UK-regulated bank in a complex fraud-based dispute arising from the enforcement of a share pledge given as security for a €150 million loan.

A misrepresentation claim

Advising a merchant banking business in an investment dispute involving claims of misrepresentation.

A breach of confidence claim

Representing a private equity group in relation to breach of confidence claims brought in the Chancery Division.

A loss estimate procedure

Advising a large media company in relation to a pre-arbitration loss estimate procedure arising out of a share purchase agreement.

A competition follow-on damages claim

Advising a leading French producer of copper cables in its defence of follow-on damages claims in the High Court for an alleged breach of Article 101 TFEU.