Charles Shwenn

Charles Shwenn

Call 2017

Charles studied Law at the University of Exeter at undergraduate and postgraduate level before working at Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law and thereafter in the City of London. He has worked with a number of charities including: Citizens Advice, the Free Representation Unit and the Personal Support Unit.

Before commencing pupillage, Charles worked as a Researcher for Duke Corporate Education, an organisation founded by Duke University to provide educational projects for top tier management. He has worked on projects for Goldman Sachs, Munich Re and Google.

Whilst at the Bingham Centre, Charles contributed to seminars for the Judicial College concerning: developments in public law, modern challenges in treaty-based commercial arbitration and elements of counter-terrorism legislation. He also edited a major legal textbook on international environmental law for its 7th Edition.

Charles grew up in Devon and went to Torquay Boys’ Grammar School in Torbay. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, running around the Devon countryside and surfing.


Charles accepts instructions in all areas of commercial law. In his early practice he has already advised and represented many types businesses ranging from sole traders and SMEs to international organisations. His commercial work has recently included B2B contractual disputes, consumer disputes and corporate insolvency matters.”

Property & Chancery

Planning and Environmental


BPP Law School – BPTC – Very Competent
University of Exeter – LLM – Distinction (Top of year)
University of Exeter – LLB (Hons) – First Class Honours


Megarry Scholarship – Lincoln’s Inn
Lord Denning Scholarship – Lincoln’s Inn
Hardwicke Scholarship – Lincoln’s Inn
Duke Scholarship – Duke University Corporate Education
LLM Excellence Scholarship – University of Exeter
Dean’s Commendation 2015 – University of Exeter
Dean’s Commendation 2014 – University of Exeter