Senior Associate, Patent Attorney


Charles has experience working across all areas of Chemistry, from pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals to catalysts and polymeric materials. He deals mainly with patent drafting, prosecution and opinion-based work.

Areas of Expertise

  • Small molecule therapeutics
  • Antibody-drug conjugates
  • Pharmaceutical compositions
  • Supramolecular chemistry
  • Organic polymers


Charles works with a variety of clients ranging from universities, research institutes, large pharmaceutical companies and SMEs.


Charles has both a Masters degree and a PhD in Chemistry, both from the University of Bristol. During his undergraduate and PhD studies, Charles undertook industrial placements at two large pharmaceutical companies (GSK and Novartis), where he worked as a Medicinal Chemist. He also undertook a 3 month research sabbatical at Osaka University, Japan during the course of his PhD studies. Charles qualified as a European Patent Attorney in June 2019 and as a Charted Patent Attorney in 2020. He joined Mewburn Ellis LLP in 2020, having previously worked at two other IP firms.