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Charles Randell, MA (Trinty College, Oxford)


Visiting Professorial Fellow


Charles Randell CBE was a Partner at Slaughter and May from 1989 to 2013. He specialised in corporate finance law, and worked on financial stability and bank restructuring assignments.He advised HM Treasury on the resolutions of Northern Rock, Bradford & Bingley and the Icelandic banks, the Government's investments into RBS and the merged Lloyds/HBOS; and the Asset Protection Scheme. Charles also advised the Portuguese Ministry of Finance on the recapitalisation of the Portuguese banking sector.  

He is a Non-Executive Director and Chair of Audit and Risk Committee, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy; and a Visiting Fellow in financial services regulation at Queen Mary University of London.



  • Member, Editorial Board, PLC Corporate Law
  • Presented "Bank Resolution in the UK" (Deutsch-Amerikanische Juristenvereinigung, Frankfurt, 2011)
  • Presented and submitted paper “Triggers for Bank Resolution” (Institute for Law and Finance, Frankfurt, 2010)
  • Presented “UK Banking after the Crisis” (NYC Bar Conference, 2010)
  • Presented ”International Co-ordination in Bank Resolution: Lessons from the UK” (FMLC Quadrilateral Meeting, 2010)
  • Presented “The Future of Financial Regulation” (FT/PLC Conference, 2010)
  • Co-chair, “Corporate Governance and Enforcement” (Practising Law Institute, 2009)
  • Presented “Shareholder Activism” (Practising Law Institute, 2007)
  • Participant, International Lawyers’ Project, Johannesburg and Durban (business law seminars for the Black Lawyers’ Association, 2005)
  • Author, “The Listing and Prospectus Rules: a Guide to the New Regime” (Practical Law Company, 2005)
  • Presented “Financial Analyst Regulation: EU & UK Developments” (SEC Hot Topics Conference, London, 2004)
  • Presented “Recent Developments in EU Corporate Governance Rules” (SEC Hot Topics Conference, London, 2003)
  • Presented “Shareholders vs Stakeholders” (New York Bar Association Conference, 2003)
  • Presented “Corporate Governance: Private Sector Regulation, New Legislation and Listing Developments” (Corporate Responsibility Conference, London, 2002)
  • Author, “Updating the Market: Disclosure Obligations” (Practical Law Company, 2002)
  • Joint author, “Public Company Takeovers in Germany” (Beck, 2002)
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