Biography

Described as a "public law guru" (Chambers) and an "absolute star" (Legal 500), Charles Brasted is of Counsel in Hogan Lovells' UK & EU Public Law and Policy practice. A Solicitor Advocate, he specialises in commercial judicial review, statutory appeals and other public law disputes (including contentious public procurement), administrative and public law, commercial human rights, information rights and public policy. He acts for and against Government departments, regulators and other public authorities across a broad range of (notably, heavily regulated) industry sectors, including aviation, energy, financial services, gambling, and telecoms.

Charles' experience includes advising on public law proceedings before UK and European courts and tribunals and on engagement with governmental, regulatory and parliamentary authorities.

Charles also advises on contentious media law, particularly defamation and privacy issues for corporate clients.

Charles is recommended by Chambers and Legal 500 as a leading practitioner in Administrative and Public Law and Parliamentary and Public Affairs:

  • "a high-calibre lawyer with a real technical understanding of public law'" (Chambers UK)
  • "a talented practitioner known for his expertise in public policy projects" (Legal 500)
  • Charles was profiled in The Times as a "Future Star of the City" (15 October 2007) and was runner-up for Associate Solicitor of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2008.

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    Areas of Practice

    Local Government
    • Education

      M.A., University of Cambridge