Philippa Charles

Partner and Head of International Arbitration, Stewarts Law, Stewarts Law

Philippa is an experienced commercial litigator with a particular interest in and focus on international arbitration. She is described in the Legal 500 as "a good strategic thinker with very strong written advocacy, which makes her an easy go-to" (2009), as a lawyer who "has always brought common sense and leadership to her cases" (2007) and as a lawyer whose "intellectual skills are impressive" (2012). She has extensive experience of high-value, complex cross-border disputes and has advised extensively on issues concerning jurisdiction and governing law, in addition to representing clients in both arbitration and court proceedings.

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Practice areas


  • CEDR-accredited mediator
  • Solicitor-Advocate


  • ICC, and member of the ICC UK Committee for Arbitration and ADR
  • FCIArb
  • LCIA


  • Consulting Editorial Board
  • Contributing Author


  • Oxford Institute of Legal Practice (1995-96)
  • University of Oxford (1992-95)

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