Charles is a dispute resolution and litigation lawyer who focuses on mining, building and construction disputes. He has experience managing disputes in the Supreme Court of WA and arbitrations under the ICC Rules.
Charles has extensive experience as a litigation lawyer across a variety of disciplines including commercial litigation and building and construction.
Charles is generally responsible for advising clients on the merits of their case, formulating case strategies, preparing pleadings, preparing interlocutory applications, preparing matters for trial and instructing counsel at trial where necessary.
Acting in an international arbitration under the ICC Rules of Arbitration in relation to a significant LNG project in the Northern Territory.
Acting for and advising contractors and subcontractors on delay and extension of time claims on construction projects in Western Australia.
Acting for a plaintiff in a commercial litigation dispute in the Supreme Court of Western Australia seeking an account and damages from the estate following the deceased failure to account to the client in relation to the sale of mining tenements in Africa.
Acting for a plaintiff in a trial in the Supreme Court of Western Australia in relation to the Defendant's failure to pay scrap metal, copper cabling, used and unused plant and equipment on a mine site in South Australia.
Acting for a plaintiff in a trial in the Supreme Court of Western Australia in relation to a breach of contract claim seeking orders for an interest in a residential property reflecting contributions to the purchase and renovation of the property pursuant to the contract.
Acting for a plaintiff national contractor in a trial in the District Court of Western Australia and the Supreme Court of Appeal in relation to breach of contract claim for accommodation hire.
Acting for a defendant property developer in a trial in the Supreme Court of Western Australia and the Supreme Court of Appeal in relation to a breach of contract claim brought by multiple plaintiffs.
Acting for various clients in relation to contractual disputes under the Commercial Arbitrations Act 2012 (WA).
Acting for various clients in relation to construction adjudication claims under the Construction Contracts Act.
Acting for a number of clients in relation to contented probate matters in the Supreme Court of Western Australia in relation to the taking of accounts and general applications on behalf of beneficiaries under the Trustees Act 1962 and the Administration Act 1903.