Charles Wynn-Evans
Partner and International General Counsel | London
Charles Wynn-Evans

Charles Wynn-Evans is a partner, the firm’s international general counsel and an employment lawyer with extensive experience of all aspects of employment law and practice. Dr. Wynn-Evans is also chair of the pro bono committee of the firm’s London office. He trained with the firm, was admitted as a solicitor in 1992 and has been a partner since 1997.

Dr. Wynn-Evans is acknowledged as a leading individual for employment law by the independent UK legal directories, The Legal 500 and Chambers. In Chambers UK he is listed as an Eminent Practitioner and in The Legal 500 UK he is listed in the "Hall of Fame" for employment law.

He is a CEDR accredited mediator, a fellow of the RSA, a Liveryman of the City of London Solicitors’ Company, a Freeman of the City of London, and a Board Member of JUSTICE. In additon, Dr. Wynn-Evans is the author of The Law of TUPE Transfers (Oxford University Press, third edition, 2022).

  • A major international law firm with regard to a significant employment dispute.
  • An international service business on a highly contentious senior executive exit negotiation with complex tax and incentive aspects.
  • A major retail financial services organisation on employment issues related to its restructuring including the use of the furlough scheme, TUPE consultation and several senior exit negotiations. 
  • A leading software provider on the UK aspects of a global restructuring exercise including advice on collective and individual consultation issues.  
  • Numerous C-suite executives across a wide range of industry sectors in employment contract and incentive negotiations.
  • Numerous C-suite executives in severance negotiations.
  • Bringing it all back home - TUPE after Brexit - Industrial Law Society (December 9, 2021)
  • The COVID-19 Vaccination and the Return to Office Work - Harrison Holgate, Online Programme (March 11, 2021)
  • Women in the workpace - the gender pay gap, organisational cultures and representation in leadership - Westminster Employment Forum 2018, London (May 9, 2018)
  • Changing Labor and Employment Law in France, Germany and the UK - Waltham, MA (May 2, 2018)
  • How to Talk About the Gender Pay Gap - Duff and Phelps, London (October 18, 2017)
  • TUPE 2014 - three years on - Industrial Law Society, Nottingham (October 18, 2017)
  • Brexit Update and its Impact on Employers: A Breakfast Roundtable - London (March 14, 2017)
  • The Gender Agenda - London (February 2, 2017)
  • TUPE 2014 Two Years On - Unanswered Questions and Recent Developments - Bristol (October 4, 2016)
  • Updating on you on restrictive covenants and business protection - London (September 15, 2016)
  • Updating you on data protection and privacy issues for employers - London (June 22, 2016)
  • Brexit: Overview of EU and UK Institutions and the Impact of The Vote on Workforce and D&I - Duff & Phelps, London (June 16, 2016)
  • TUPE 2014 Two Years On - Unanswered Questions and Recent Developments - Birmingham (March 22, 2016)
  • TUPE 2014 Two Years On - Unanswered Questions and Recent Developments - Manchester (March 15, 2016)


    • University of Bristol, LL.B., 1988
    • The College of Law, Chester, Law Society Finals, 1989
    • Merton College, University of Oxford, B.C.L., 1990
    • University of Bristol, Ph.D., 2022
    • England and Wales
    • Law Society of England and Wales
    • City of London Law Society
    • Industrial Law Society
    • Employment Lawyers Association