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Charles Poole-Warren



Poole-Warren Charles
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.

News & insights

Publications: 12 DECEMBER 2019

What is the direction of travel of European pre-insolvency reforms?

Associates Musonda Mutati and Harini Viswanathan have authored an article for Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, highlighting the differences between the European and proposed UK reforms.

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Silvertown tunnel

News: 26 NOVEMBER 2019

Financing of approximately GBP1 billion for Silvertown Tunnel reaches financial close

Allen & Overy has advised a consortium involving Aberdeen Standard Investments, BAM PPP PGGM, Cintra, Macquarie and SK Group in connection with the design, building, financing, maintenance and operation of the Silvertown Tunnel, a twin-bored tunnel under the River Thames between the Greenwich peninsula and Silvertown. Through the ownership by the consortium of RiverLinx Limited, Silvertown is being developed as a public-private partnership with TfL.

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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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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 the RDL to regulate certain aspects regarding the exit of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland (the UK) from the European Union, which is due to take place on 30 March 2019, without agreement.

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Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1999

Admitted as solicitor, Spain, 2002


LLB, European Legal Studies, Durham University, 1995