Profile

Charles Street is a versatile barrister with a strong focus on commercial, maritime and transnational disputes.

Charles is ranked as a “Preeminent” barrister in the Doyles Guide for leading maritime law barristers nationally across the Australian market.

Charles acts in all fields of maritime law including ship arrests, salvage, towage, collisions, bills of lading, charterparty disputes, contracts of affreightment, general average, bunker supply, cargo liability, marine insurance, marine reinsurance, coastal trading, marine pollution and shipbuilding.

As well as transport matters, Charles is available to appear in any dispute involving trade or general commercial activity.

Charles was admitted as a legal practitioner in 2012 and was called to the bar in May 2019. He was awarded the Christopher Gee QC Memorial Prize for Advocacy and Evidence for the highest result in the NSW Bar Practice Course (May 2019).

Prior to coming to the bar, Charles practiced as a Senior Associate at Norton Rose Fulbright in its litigation and shipping team, having commenced practice as a solicitor in 2012 at Norton White (formerly Norton Smith & Co) in its shipping team.  As a solicitor Charles practiced extensively in shipping and commercial litigation. 

A list of cases is available on request.