Charles Bond Partner Head of Natural Resources (UK)

Speaks:  English

Qualified: 1995 - Solicitor of England & Wales

Primary office:  London

Charles Bond

As a corporate finance partner Charles Bond is always on the lookout to help his clients develop their business, whether through the investment of equity capital, a merger, or through acquisition. Clients in the mining sector and in the oil and gas sector benefit from his wide network of connections across the globe to source new money and find growth opportunities.

Charles brings considerable experience to every transaction, having spent ten years as a corporate lawyer within a major international London-based law firm, before heading to a leading equity capital markets and M&A team.

Charles also acts for large private, UK and international companies advising family shareholders, notably AGR, the Assaubayev family company.


Charles spent ten years, including one in Asia, as a corporate lawyer within a major international law firm in London working for a diverse range of public and private corporates, before heading a leading equity capital markets and M&A team for eleven years, including four years at the Canadian firm Gowlings. He has helped numerous companies float their business on the London and Toronto markets, raise secondary funding and execute their public and private M&A strategies, such as Hummingbird Resources, Stellar Diamonds, United Cacao, CIC Gold Group, Timan Oil & Gas plc, Mytrah Energy, CDialogues and Aureus Mining,

He has a particular interest in corporate governance, advising private companies, large family trusts and settlements, and interacting with the beneficiaries.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2018

    • Rankings & Awards
      Chambers UK 2019 (Capital Markets - AIM) - Band 3
    • Rankings & Awards
      Chambers UK 2019 (Energy and Natural Resources: Mining) - Band 4
  • 2016

    • Career
      Gowling WLG (UK) LLP, partner
  • 2015

    • Career
      Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co, partner
  • 2012

    • Career
  • 2008

    • Community
      Norwegian & Swedish Honorary Consul to the Midlands Area
  • 2004

    • Career
  • 1995

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, Solicitor of England & Wales
    • Career