Awards & Rankings

Baker & Partners is consistently high ranked in the Legal 500, Chambers & Partners, and other leading legal directories for our chosen service areas:


The Legal 500 – 2020

 Legal 500 Top Tier ranked logo 2020

Dispute Resolution

Within Dispute Resolution, Baker & Partners is a Top Tier firm.

Baker & Partners is a “powerhouse of a firm, with practitioners who are friendly and practical.'”

Senior partner Stephen Baker “is the driving force behind the firm. He is very commercial and fights his client’s corner,” and William Redgrave is ‘a superb advocate’ and he is ‘clever and tactical,’ while ‘James Corbett QC is calm, extremely knowledgeable, organised and creative.’

Regulatory and White-Collar

Within regulatory and white-collar, Baker & Partners is a top tier firm.

Baker & Partners “provides excellent and insightful knowledge of the law” and boasts expertise from its team including Simon Thomas who is a leading individual in white collar and “acts on complex and serious trial proceedings smoothly and according to plan.” 

Leading Individuals

Stephen Baker and William Redgrave are ranked as Leading Individuals recommended by the Legal 500 for Dispute Resolution in Jersey.

Rising Stars

Lynne Gregory, James Sheedy and Charlie Sorensen are recognised as Rising Stars recommended by the Legal 500 for Dispute Resolution in Jersey.


 Chambers & Partners – 2020

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Within Offshore: Dispute Resolution – Jersey, Baker & Partners is a Second Tier firm.

What the team is known for

Highly regarded boutique practice fielding a team of experienced courtroom advocates. Considered a go-to firm for criminal and fraud cases. Offers additional proficiency in contentious trust work, acting for both trust management companies and beneficiaries.

Strengths 

“An excellent service from a very professional firm.”

“The billing was clear and concise and I feel we got value for money.”

Work highlights

Represented CMC Holdings in a £30 million dispute with a former company director alleging breach of fiduciary duty in connection with a scheme to divert money into offshore accounts.

Notable practitioners

Stephen Baker “gives advice we trust without hesitation“, according to clients, who go on to describe him as “an excellent communicator and a first-class legal mind.”  He acts on behalf of a range of corporate clients on matters including fraudulent payments, liquidation of assets and criminal investigations.

William Redgrave is held in high regard by market commentators, who note that “he is measured, even-handed and brilliant.”  He has recently been engaged on a number of significant disputes stemming from real estate related transactions.

James Sheedy focuses his practice on handling trust disputes, and has been particularly active recently on behalf of trustees.  His clients emphasise his “great technical knowledge and commercial awareness“.

 

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