Charlie Newington Bridges

Year of Call: 2011

Inn: Middle Temple

Excellent – flexible, supportive and very easy to work with.”

Chambers UK,  2021
Commercial Dispute Resolution

Charlie is a well regarded barrister for his commercial and financial services expertise, which is supported by 15 years’ prior experience as an investment banker.

Recent work includes:

  • Advised a Singapore based hedge fund in relation to the contract of one its star fund managers.
  • Numerous interest rate swaps advices, including advice on questions of breach of statutory duty under FSMA 2000, negligence, misrepresentation and breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Represented an international wholesale bank in a professional negligence claim against a surveyor. Advised on numerous issues as well as drafted pleadings.
  • Acted for an IFA in a professional negligence claim. Successful in application for summary judgment/strike out on grounds of limitation and failure of novation.
  • Acted against a high-street bank in relation to the mis-selling of a loan and alleged negligence.

Professional memberships:

  • Commercial Bar Association
  • Chancery Bar Association

Qualifications & awards:

  • MA Oxford University (St Peter’s College)
  • GDL and BPTC (College of Law)