Charles joined Warners in 2011 having worked exclusively in family law since 2004. Charles specialises in the financial and children disputes that come about following the breakdown of a relationship.

Charles appreciates how difficult it can be to leave a relationship with dignity and is committed to finding pragmatic solutions.  

Whilst Charles embraces mediation and other non-adversarial solutions he is an experienced litigator whom understands the court process comprehensively.

If Charles is unavailable please contact, Ann Dettmer, 01732 747920,


  • Migliaccio v Miglaccio [2016] EWHC 1055 (FAM): Decision of Mostyn J sitting in the High Court in connection with a complex enforcement matter.
  • Prior to joining Warners, Charles worked in a busy high street legal aid practice and gained comprehensive experience in dealing with family law disputes.
  • Charles has a flair for advocacy and frequently represents client’s interests in court, regularly appearing in the local family courts, the Family Court in central London and on occasion in the High Court.
  • Charles has represented a wide variety of clients including: medical professionals, police officers, builders, farmers, city/financial workers and full-time mums. Charles has a wealth of expertise of dealing with both mid income clients and high net worth individuals, recently achieving settlement on cases with assets between £100,000.00 and £5,000,000.00.

Recognition & Memberships

Legal 500 2019 – Recommended Lawyer

Chambers and Partners 2019 – Charles Tennant is described as being a “solid, dependable lawyer” who is active in high net worth financial remedy cases. Sources note that he is “well prepared and pleasant to deal with.”

Legal 500 2018 – The team includes newly promoted partner Charles Tennant, who is ‘thorough, with good attention to detail; he knows his stuff’.

Chambers and Partners 2018 – Charles Tennant is often called upon for his wealth of experience in handling complex children matters as well as matrimonial finance. Sources praise him for his “extremely eloquent advocacy.”

Chambers and Partners 2017 – Charles Tennant is experienced in complex financial and children matters. He draws praise for his client-handling skills, including his responsiveness and approachable manner.

Chambers and Partners 2016 – Charles Tennant is noted for his wide-ranging expertise and is particularly experienced in financial and children issues stemming from divorce. He is commended as being “client-focused -he provides a high level of service.”

News & Insights

"I wanted to say a huge thank you for all your work on my behalf. You were so efficient and thorough at all times."  


"You've done an amazing job with a very complicated situation and I'm very grateful to you for the positive outcome we achieved."

Ms Nicky Pearson

"Thank you so much for helping me navigate the whole process. You were more than just my solicitor, you felt like a friend too."  

Ms J Kennet