Charles Boscawen

Consultant Solicitor

Charles is a "walking encyclopaedia," says a source, adding: "He lives it and breathes it. From a technical perspective he is spot-on."

Chambers HNW [UK 2018]


Charles joined Birketts in 1987. He is a Consultant Solicitor in our Private Client Advisory Team..

Charles qualified as a Solicitor in January 1984, having been educated at Eton and Cambridge. He has been a partner since 1989 and specialises in Wills and Trusts / Settlements; Inheritance Tax and Capital Gains Tax planning, establishment and termination of trusts, Agricultural Property Relief, Business Property Relief and Domicile. He also advises in regard to Lasting Powers of Attorney.

Charles is based at our Ipswich office.

Other Information

Charles is ranked in band 1 by Chambers HNW [UK 2019]. This edition notes: is a distinguished solicitor who has an impressive depth of experience in private client matters. He is highly sought after for wills, trusts and estates planning. "He absolutely knows his stuff," comments one source. Another describes him as "very well thought of."

Charles is recommended by Legal 500 [UK 2019]. Earlier editions note that he has "especially impressive response times" and provides a “much better service than smaller London firms, and is more competitive on fees".

Top Ranked Chambers HNW 2019 - Charles Boscawen        The Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer 2019  The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners