Charles Marquand


Charles Marquand is a Barrister at 4 Stone Buildings.

Cases Of Interest

  • Clarion Ltd v National Provident Institution (fax switching, SIB principles as implied terms);
  • Tequila Cuervo v Diageo plc (English company law issues arising in Texas litigation);
  • Needler Financial Services v Taber (test case on pensions misselling);
  • Williams' Life, Pension & Mortgage Services v FSA (whether variation of permission "necessary", before FSMT);
  • PNC Telecom plc v Thomas (members' requisition of EGM);
  • Eurosure Investment Services Ltd. v FSA (whether exercise by FSA of own-initiative power "proportionate", before FSMT).
  • MTM v Financial Supervision Commission (whether regulator's failure to determine corporate services licence application lawful)
  • Evolution Beeson Gregory (before FSA Regulatory Decision Ctte) (market abuse - first market manipulation case brought by FSA)
  • Credit Agricole Indosuez v BB Energy NV (bank's waiver of condition precedent in debt rescheduling agreement)
  • Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency v Dresdner Bank AG (bank's right of set-off, before Court of Appeal);
  • Pace Micro Technology (before FSA Regulatory Decisions Ctte) (breach of listing rules).
  • FSA v Anderson, Peacock & Pruthi (unregulated deposit taking and collective investment schemes)

Areas of Practice

  • Financial Services (including insurance, banking, collective investment schemes and funds, exchanges, market abuse, promotions, prospectuses, capital raising, "perimeter" issues)
  • "City" Regulation (FSMA, FSA rules & guidance)
  • Disciplinary and Regulatory Tribunals
  • Financial & Commodity Markets
  • Financial Services Ombudsmen & Arbitrations
  • European law aspects of the foregoing
  • Company / Commercial / Insolvency

Contact details

020 7242 5524

Year Qualified



M.A (Oxon), M.A in Law (City), Dip. EC Law (Kings Coll. Lond.), Dip. EC Competition Law (Kings Coll.


Accredited Mediator - ADR Group, Arbitrator for London Metal Exchange, Member LCIA, Chartered Arbitrator with Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Memb