Charlie Hawes

Senior Associate

Charlie is a senior associate in the commercial IP/IT team. He advises clients on a wide range of commercial and regulatory issues, including in relation to IT outsourcing and services agreements, software development and licensing, GDPR, cloud computing, distributed ledger technology, e-commerce and telecommunications law. Prior to qualifying as a lawyer, Charlie was a producer and director of award-winning factual television documentaries.

Charlie trained and qualified at an international law firm and joined Bristows in April 2018. Charlie has a proven track record of running complex multi-jurisdictional projects from start to finish, and has hands-on experience working with in-house legal and business teams.


  • BA History, The University of Cambridge
  • Graduate Diploma of Law, BPP Law School
  • Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School
  • Qualified 2012


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