Charlie Bowden is an associate in the London office of Latham & Watkins.
Mr. Bowden advises corporates, banks, asset managers, private equity funds, hedge funds, and lenders on all aspects of UK employment law in the context of global M&A activity. In addition to transactional work, he has a particular focus on advising clients in the financial services sector on both contentious and non-contentious employment law matters, including reduction-in-force exercises, restrictive covenants, investigations and disciplinary matters, and the employment law implications of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR).
He also advises public and private companies across a range of sectors, including financial institutions, automotive, fintech, hospitality, gaming and leisure, pharmaceutical, and retail on the employment law aspects of complex carve-outs, divestments, outsourcings, financings, and restructurings.
Mr. Bowden maintains an active pro bono practice, supporting a range of charities with employment advisory assistance.
Mr. Bowden is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.
Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Bowden practiced for more than five years in the employment team of a Magic Circle law firm in London.