Partner, Druces (London)


Charles Spragge is an experienced commercial disputes and international arbitration lawyer acting for businesses, banks, financial institutions, government entities, and a range of other corporates as well as directors and shareholders. He is a solicitor-advocate (civil), a member of the LCIA, the ICC, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and an accredited mediator.

His range of work covers banking disputes including loans & guarantees, trade and marine finance, long-term projects, ship-building disputes, defence contracts, insolvency claims, contentious regulatory, professional negligence, international commercial arbitration, investment treaty arbitration, shareholder disputes, directors’ duties, breach of warranty claims and general contractual disputes. He also advises on matters involving international law, and banking and finance transactions including trade finance.

After an early career in the wine trade, Charles went back to school for two years at the College of Law gaining a distinction and then trained at Ince & Co. He spent 13 years at CMS Cameron McKenna. Charles joined Druces LLP with a team from City boutique, Starr & Partners LLP in 2014.

As well as acting for clients and taking appointments, he writes articles, gives presentations and co-authored a Guide to Arbitration and Litigation in Central & Easter Europe

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  • Year Qualified



    University of Lancaster: BA (Hons), European Studies & French




    Solicitor Advocate (Civil)
    Accredited Mediator