Charles Long
Solicitor Advocate

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Area of Expertise

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Charles Long is a Solicitor Advocate in Bark&co’s criminal team. Charles has over 33 years of litigation experience. He areas of work include Business crime and sex cases (private), Police Federation, Superintendents’ Association, white-collar crime, private client and dispute resolution.

Higher court advocate dealing with business crime, SFO, HMRC, DWP, OBIS, Police Federation, Superintendents’ Association, white-collar crime and appeals.

Cases include R v Hughes – SFO international boiler room, VHCC; R v Hinds, Southwark Crown Court – VHCC, international bank; R v O’Doherty – largest fraud in Welsh history; Operation Devout – missing VAT trader fraud; police officer representation in Jean Charles de Menzes inquiry; R v J – GP charged with serious fraud; R v T, Reading Crown Court – company director charged with historic sexual abuse (acquitted); R v B, Basildon Crown Court – company director charged with historic sexual abuse (acquitted); R v M, Wood Green Crown Court – surgeon charged with sexual assault in the workplace (acquitted);

R v H, Winchester Crown Court – senior army officer charged with rape (acquitted); R v P, Chichester Crown Court – company director charged with sexual assault of a child at a party (acquitted); R v P, Chichester Crown Court – scout leader charged with historic sexual abuse (acquitted); Operation Hobart – billion-dollar cocaine and money laundering case, 11-month trial (acquitted); R v G, Woolwich Crown Court – bank official charged with rape (acquitted); R v F, Croydon Crown Court – international drug conspiracy (acquitted); R v P, Woolwich Crown Court – charged with rape (acquitted); and R v Taylor, Guildford Crown Court – charged with blackmail (acquitted); charged with blackmail (acquitted); Operation Augusta – Trading Standards largest investigation and declared as ‘world’s largest eBay fraud’; R v Hall – allegation of grievous bodily harm by baby shaking; and R v Wilson – allegation of murder by baby shaking.