Charles Morrison is a trade and project finance lawyer qualified in England and Wales, and is international group head of the finance and projects practice at DLA Piper. He has a particular focus on energy work, especially oil and gas, and his energy experience extends to upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas, power projects, and the related financing. His clients include governments, oil companies, trading houses, banks and other financial institutions. Charles is a partner in the energy and infrastructure finance team, and was previously head of the Africa group, as well as head of the energy infrastructure finance and commodities team.

Charles appears regularly in the principal legal directories and awards. He has headed a number of teams in major international energy and infrastructure projects, and has significant experience throughout Africa. He was rated ‘leading individual’ in the 2013 The Legal 500 United Kingdom awards, commended as a ‘respected practitioner’ and for ‘thorough commercial advice’, and was appointed by the British government (DFID) and Uganda’s central bank, the Bank of Uganda, as an inspector to review the sale of Uganda Commercial Bank to Stanbic Bank Uganda.