Charlie Mercer

Associate, London

Biography

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
Solicitor Advocate (Higher Rights of Audience)
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.