Charles Allin's practice focuses on cross-border litigation and international arbitration. He acts principally for large international companies, high net worth individuals, financial institutions, private equity funds and state bodies, predominantly in the fields of energy and natural resources, financial services and contentious M&A. His recent practice has focused on disputes involving African, Middle Eastern and offshore jurisdictions and he has represented clients before both the High Court and Court of Appeal of England and Wales and leading arbitral institutions including the LCIA, ICC, and AAA.

He also has particular experience in fraud and asset recovery work, having successfully acted for clients in world-wide asset recoveries involving complex offshore structures, cross-border injunctions and interplay between civil and criminal enforcement.