Charles is Legal Counsel for Fox Networks Group (FNG), Asia's leading pay-TV network. He assists FNG's business and legal affairs across the region, working with all levels of the organisation to oversee business deals, negotiations, and all legal matters, with lead responsibility for Thailand. Charles also has a regional focus on employment, content acquisition and syndication (Chinese and English), affiliate sales, production, IT security and various compliance issues.
Before joining FIC, Charles worked in private practice. He acted for Fortune 500 companies and technology startups in the Asia-Pacific region, focusing on communication and corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions, employment and intellectual property. Charles also advised clients in the media, technology, life sciences, telecommunications and retail sectors on a wide range of issues including regulatory matters, data privacy, employment, intellectual property and potential disputes.
Charles frequently publishes articles on employment law issues. He has been invited as a speaker on issues relating to intellectual property, data privacy, employment, cyber security and life science by various organisations, such as the Vocational Training Council, Hong Kong Council of Social Service, and the Hong Kong Medical and Healthcare Device Industries Association.
He is active in the Law Society of Hong Kong and he currently serves as a member of its Employment Law Committee and as deputy leader of the Intellectual Property Vetting Group for the "Sing Tao Legal Mailbox". He has previously also served as a committee member of the Law Technology Committee of the Law Society.