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Asset Recovery International
2023

Baker & Partners

Profile

Baker & Partners is an independent litigation specialist law firm with offices in London, Cayman and Jersey. It does no corporate transactional or non-contentious work. Baker & Partners distinguishes itself from others in the field by being deliberately conflict free.

Baker & Partners has unrivalled experience in the unravelling of complex offshore structures. Depending on the laws and legislation of a particular jurisdiction the best approach may be civil, criminal or regulatory or a combination thereof.

The team at Baker & Partners has decades of experience in recovering assets or securing compensation for victims of fraud including sovereign states and in advising as to the most appropriate approach to any given set of facts. It also has almost unique experience of recovering assets held through offshore structures in extremely difficult cases, including kleptocracy cases and insolvent banks.

Members of the team have been substantially responsible for the recovery of billions of USD of assets stolen in a variety of crimes. They have over a quarter of a century of experience in how funds are laundered across borders using offshore jurisdictions, companies, trusts and other entities.

Members of the team are qualified court room lawyers in England, Jersey, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands and throughout the English-speaking Caribbean. Key members of the legal team have experience as very senior prosecutors. They have prosecuted serious international fraud and regulatory offences for the state. They have also represented the victims of fraud (including sovereign states) in civil proceedings.

One of the principals is a Money Val assessor, trained to understand in great depth the AML/CFT practices of countries across a wide international front.

Certain of our Principals have also acted on behalf of successive attorneys general in the implementation of major regulatory and mutual assistance legislation in Jersey.

All team members are expert in the interaction between criminal and civil proceedings.