Charles George


Charles George has over 15 years’ experience as a contentious probate solicitor and he has also been responsible for risk and compliance at the firm for many years. Charles is currently based in our head office in the Lace Market


Risk and Compliance
Contentious Probate


Charles’ main role now is to provide risk and regulation support to the partnership and ensures that the business is compliant with regulatory requirements including conduct, discipline and conflicts. Charles is involved in training and educating staff in risk management and compliance issues. He provides internal advice relating to GDPR, Professional Indemnity Insurance and the SRA Standards and Regulations (as from 25 November 2019) to ensure compliance with all relevant legislation, rules, regulations, the Lexcel quality mark and contractual requirements associated with various bodies. Charles is a members of the Data Protection and Subject Access Request Teams.

Charles George has over 15 years’ experience as a contentious probate solicitor and prior to that he was a specialist in personal injury claimant work for a similar length of time.


“Absolutely fantastic service. I found I was taken care of and could trust Charles's decisions. I was always kept up to date. If I ever have another issue in the future I shall be returning back to Rothera Sharp. All staff I have had contact with have been helpful and responsive. I'm so grateful and pleased with the outcome of my case. Thank you ever so much Rothera Sharp. ”
Lauren Balmer
“Thank you for your ongoing work for me, your support, and your kindness. You made me feel like I was not just a client. ”
Tracey Jackson
“I cannot thank Rothera Dowson enough, when I wanted to give up they encouraged me not to give up. Mr George was excellent. I thank God for the service I received. ”
Maria Castor, Nottingham, 2016
“Many thanks for all your help in the handling and the bringing of my claim to a successful conclusion. I am extremely pleased with the advice and service supplied by Rothera Dowson and Charlie George. ”
Steve Mullan, Nottingham, 2012
“Your detailed expert analysis of the case papers gave me the confidence to pursue my claim...I will certainly be seeking your services in the future and will be recommending you and your practice to friends and family. ”
Karl Barrow, Derby, October 2014

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Charles George's Experience


37 years


  • Charles obtained his degree in Law from Leeds University in 1980 before attending the College of Law in Guildford between 1980 and 1981
  • Charles trained at Park Woodfine & Co in 1981 and qualified in 1983
  • He joined German & Soar in 1988 and became a partner in 2001, the same year they merged with Rothera Dowson (which amalgamated with Sharp Young and Pearce in 2016 to become Rotheras)

Positions Held

Director of C J George Ltd
Risk and Compliance Partner at Rotheras
Deputy Registrar of the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham

Memberships & Accreditations

Member of Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS)

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