Charles Braithwaite

  • Partner


Corporate and commercial, Intellectual property, Sport


Charles is a member of our Corporate and Commercial team and the Sport group. Having previously worked in house at a major multinational, he has particular expertise in commercial contracts and general commercial matters. His clients range from large multinationals to start-ups and include global brands, organisations, entrepreneurs, sportsmen, agencies and rights holders.

One of Charles’ core areas of expertise is media and sport. Within this he commonly deals with matters such as sponsorship, endorsements, image rights, player contracts, representation and management, events, ownership and exploitation of commercial rights, and commercial contracts within the sporting field generally.

His work also includes drafting and negotiating a broad range of other commercial agreements. Charles also gives specialised advice in intellectual property matters. He can advise on technology and know-how transfers, patent and trademark protection and exploitation, copyright, licensing, marketing and advertising strategies.

Charles is a member of the European Sponsorship Association.


Charles has been recommended in Legal 500 2017 for Brand management and Sport and in Chambers UK 2018 for Commercial Contracts

Recommended lawyer 2017  chambers logo 2018




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