Charles Kerrigan

Charles Kerrigan


CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
United Kingdom
Languages English, French, Russian

Charles Kerrigan is a partner in the Banking & International Finance Team at CMS London.  

Charles previously worked at Slaughter and May and at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP. He has practised in London and New York.

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"unassuming dynamism"


"clients praise the 'technically excellent' Charles Kerrigan", “insightful, clever and well-connected”

Legal 500

Relevant experience

  • Clients include: 20th Century Fox, BAE, Bank of America, BBC, Curzon Advisers Limited, Lloyds Banking Group, MindCandy, UBS Global Asset Management, Wells Fargo and Vodafone.
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  • 1993 - Law – Oxford University, MA
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  • Intellectual Property Office – IPO – Banking on IP working group
  • UK representative - European Commission Open Method of Co-ordination – OMC Group on creative industries access to finance
  • Creative England – Access to Finance Implementation Group
  • Big Innovation Centre – BIC Entrepreneurial Finance Hub
  • Panel member - Innovate UK (Technology Strategy Board) 2014 
  • British Bankers Association – BBA Creative Industries Roundtable Working Group
  • Co-founder of the Association of Media and Technology Lenders
  • Secured Transactions Law Reform Project – IP workstream
  • Acknowledged in the Intellectual Property Office's IP Finance Toolkit
  • Speaker - Tomorrow's Transactions Forum - 18th/19th March 2015
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Lectures list

  • City of London University of Law – lecturer in Secured Lending, Subordination and Capital Markets.
  • The London School of Economics and Political Science – lecturer on the LLM in The Law and Practice of International Finance; evening lecturer on Digital Money topics
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12 September 2018
Trans­form­ing In­sur­ance
In­dustry per­spect­ives on the op­por­tun­it­ies and chal­lenges...
"AI in the UK: ready will­ing and able?" The House of Lords pub­lishes...
The House of Lords Se­lect Com­mit­tee on Ar­ti­fi­cial In­tel­li­gence (“Lords”) has pub­lished a re­port that puts eth­ics at the centre of the use and de­vel­op­ment of Ar­ti­fi­cial In­tel­li­gence (“AI”) with­in the UK.
5 September 2018
Why lend­ing to a mu­sic pub­lish­er is sound busi­ness...
Com­mu­nic­a­tions in­fra­struc­ture fin­ance: catch­ing up to the speed of...
Earli­er this week, bid­ding began in the UK for a share of newly re­leased spec­trum to provide the back­bone for the next gen­er­a­tion of net­work and data con­nectiv­ity, 5G ser­vices. With the usu­al sus­pects vy­ing for a chunk of the 40MHz and 150MHz avail­able spec­trum.
Se­lect Com­mit­tee of MPs to look in­to block­chain and di­git­al cur­ren­cies
On 22 Feb­ru­ary 2018 The House of Com­mons Treas­ury Com­mit­tee (also re­ferred to as the ‘Treas­ury Se­lect Com­mit­tee’ or ‘TSC’) launched an in­quiry in­to the role of di­git­al cur­ren­cies and the tech­no­lo­gies un­der­pin­ning them.