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Charles Hogan

Degree: BPTC, University of Law
LLB 1st Class Honours, University of Buckingham

Year of call: 2016
Inn of Court: Lincoln's Inn
Practice areas: Family

Civil

Profile: Charles is the current second-six pupil to Robert Pettitt.

Family

During his first six pupillage shadowing Maria Savvides, Charles observed a large number of contested public and private law Children Act cases across the Midlands and London. He is swiftly developing his own practice in this area, frequently obtaining repeat instructions. He also has an interest in family finance and Family Law Act work.

Charles welcomes instructions in all areas of family law.

Civil

Before joining Chambers, Charles worked as a County Court advocate, attending hundreds of hearings around the Midlands. He welcomes instructions on MOJ Stage 3 hearings, Infant Approvals, Pre-action Disclosure Applications, Small Claims, Fast Track trials, Claims for Possession and Applications for Summary Judgment.

Background:

Charles has a background in business, working in an account management role at a communications company for four years before reading law at the University of Buckingham. He is also frequently involved in the family business, Hogan’s Cider Ltd.

Charles has represented clients at the Employment Tribunal on a voluntary basis, achieving excellent outcomes in two unfair dismissal trials. Charles also volunteered for two years at his local Citizens Advice Bureau, becoming skilled in engaging with and advising members of the public from all backgrounds.

Charles combines outstanding academic ability with a pragmatic approach. He has an easy rapport with lay and professional clients and works hard to achieve the desired outcome.

Prizes:

The Edgar Palamountain Medal for Excellence, awarded on graduation to the top undergraduate at the University of Buckingham (2015)

Rachel Lawrence Prize for Mooting and Legal Skills (2015)

Subject prizes in Intellectual Property, Company Law, Public Law and Employment Law (2013 – 2015)

BPTC Discretionary Bursary award (2015)

Publications:

Trust and Confidence: do we need it? Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Barker [2014] HCA 32. Published in the Buckingham Student Law Review 2015 Vol 1 pp 19-28.

Interests: Charles plays guitar and writes songs in a rock band, Twin Turbo. He follows football and cricket and enjoys riding his motorcycle.
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