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Charles Poole-Warren



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Charles Poole-Warren



Charles has experience in domestic and international financings, including leveraged, acquisition, real estate and project finance, particularly in energy (including renewables) and infrastructure. Charles is an expert in capital markets financings, including debt programmes, hybrid capital and equity-linked issues. His clients include financial institutions, private equity and infrastructure funds, public and governmental bodies, corporate borrowers and issuers. His practice focuses on Spain and Portugal, and he also advises Iberian clients in emerging markets. He has over 15 years' experience in the Iberian market, having previously worked in the London office.

Charles is recommended in the main legal directories, such as Legal 500 and Chambers, as one of the leading finance lawyers in Iberia. He has also lectured at Madrid's Instituto de Empresa.

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News: 26 FEBRUARY 2021

Allen & Overy named best law firm for syndicated loans by Global Capital

A&O has been recognised as the best law firm for syndicated loans at the 2020 Global Capital Syndicated Loans and Leveraged Finance awards.

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Publications: 26 FEBRUARY 2021

Podcast: The revised CSSF circular 12/552 and what it means for banks

Banks’ internal governance issues have, in recent years, received increased attention from regulators and international bodies, aimed primarily at correcting weak or superficial internal governance…

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News: 25 FEBRUARY 2021

Allen & Overy advises Glennmont on landmark EUR1.3 billion green synthetic securitisation

Allen & Overy has advised Glennmont Partners, one of Europe’s largest fund managers focusing on alternative energy investments, on the first green synthetic securitisation ever done in Italy.

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Publications: 12 MARCH 2019

Financial contingency measures for a no-deal Brexit: Royal Decree-Law 5/2019

On 2 March 2019, Royal Decree-Law 5/2019, which sets out contingency measures in the event of a no-deal Brexit, was published in the Spanish Official Gazette (the RDL). The Spanish Government approved…

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Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1999

Admitted as solicitor, Spain, 2002


LLB, European Legal Studies, Durham University, 1995