Profile

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

Ranked by the Doyles Guide to the legal profession as a leading barrister across Australia in maritime law matters, 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 2019. He was awarded the Christopher Gee QC Memorial Prize for Advocacy and Evidence for the highest result in the NSW Bar Practice Course (2019).

Prior to coming to the bar, Charles practiced as a senior associate in a top tier global law firm where he specialised in commercial litigation and shipping. 

A list of cases is available on request.