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Charles Buckworth

Charles Buckworth advises clients on a wide range of commercial matters, specialising in outsourcing and technology contracts.

Charles advises clients on a wide range of commercial matters for both suppliers and customers.  He has a particular focus on major outsourcing and technology transactions, IT transformation projects, licensing, distribution and the cloud. He has a broad range of expertise across a number of sectors including payment systems, technology, financial services, IT and insurance. 

Charles has been recognised as Next Generation Partner for Commercial Contracts and IT and Telecoms by The Legal 500 UK (2020). 

Charles has also been featured in The Lawyer Hot 100 list for 2020.

The Lawyer Hot 100 2020 RPC law

Directory quotes

Next Generation Partner - The Legal 500 UK 2022

Next Generation Partner - The Legal 500 UK 2021 

"Charles Buckworth, Mark Crichard and Jonathan Greenway are professional, knowledgeable, skilled in the art of negotiation and work tirelessly to meet what are often unrealistic and stretching time pressures." - The Legal 500 UK 2021

"Great all-round commercial lawyer" - The Legal 500 UK 2020


Relevant work

  • Advising major insurers and brokers on a range of commercial contracts and outsourcing agreements 
  • Advising a range of financial institutions and large corporation on GDPR and data compliance
  • Advising on a key IT outsourcing for a major financial institution
  • Advising on a website and software development agreement for a UK corporate
  • Advising on the restructuring of a major UK payment system and the re-negotiation of an outsourcing agreement for key services
  • Advising on a collaboration between a mobile money operator and mobile money provider
  • Working for a major international airline on "software-as-a-service" arrangements following the sale of its software development business
  • Developing internal and external data protection policies for a major UK publisher.