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Charles Poole-Warren

Partner

Madrid

Poole-Warren Charles
Charles Poole-Warren

Partner

Madrid

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.

News & insights

View of a city

Publications: 13 MAY 2021

Sustainability linked lending in the leveraged finance market

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) matters have long been a talking point in the leveraged finance market, but the end of 2020 and the first few months of 2021 have seen deal flow take off for…

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Microscope image of hydrogen molecules

Publications: 13 MAY 2021

Rise of green hydrogen in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)

In this article, which was published in PFI’s Global Energy Report 2021, Elliott Sawford and Mike Campbell consider how decarbonisation is becoming increasingly urgent globally and how Gulf…

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Publications: 12 MAY 2021

The UK’s Global Anti-Corruption Sanctions Regime 2021

On 26 April 2021, the UK Government announced a new sanctions regime specifically targeting corruption. Following the introduction of the Global Anti-Corruption Sanctions Regulations 2021 (the…

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Green plugs

Publications: 26 NOVEMBER 2019

New remuneration regime for renewable energy production in Spain

Approval of the Royal Decree-law 17/2019 setting out the new remuneration parameters for the electric system

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Office

Madrid

Allen & Overy
Serrano 73
Madrid
28006

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1999

Admitted as solicitor, Spain, 2002

Academic

LLB, European Legal Studies, Durham University, 1995