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

Charlie Mercer

Associate, London

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Overview

Charlie is an associate in the Dispute Resolution group in London. He has a broad practice covering commercial litigation, international arbitration and white collar/investigations in a variety of sectors. Charlie joined the Firm as a trainee in 2014 and recently spent six months on secondment to the Firm's Paris office.

Charlie is also committed to pro bono work. He is involved in a number of the Firm's pro bono projects, including advising at the Royal Courts of Justice Advice Bureau and the Whitechapel Homeless Mission. Charlie recently advised a start-up creative enterprise in relation to an ongoing supplier dispute.

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 dispute over a sale and purchase agreement

Representing the interests of a Ukrainian conglomerate in a dispute relating to sums allegedly due under a sale and purchase agreement. The dispute involves litigation and arbitration in England and litigation in Cyprus, with English and foreign law issues and a substantial investigative element.

A breach of confidence claim

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

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.

Cross-border investigations

Acting for an investment bank in connection with cross-border investigations conducted by several regulatory authorities (US, UK, Germany, Russia) in relation to alleged money laundering.

A Serious Fraud Office investigation

Advising an individual in relation to a high profile Serious Fraud Office investigation.