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Baker & Partners Jersey Retains Tier 1 Position in 2024 Legal 500 UK Directory

Baker & Partners Jersey retains Tier 1 position for Dispute Resolution in the 2024 Legal 500 UK Directory, upholding its reputation for being at the forefront of complex commercial litigation for international clients and cases

Baker & Partners is praised for bringing a ‘creative, practical, and highly experienced’ approach to complex disputes, with international asset recovery, commercial litigation, insolvency and trust disputes forming the key pillars of the practice.

All of the firm’s Jersey partners feature in individual categories of the Legal 500, with Stephen Baker included in the prestigious Hall of Fame for another year. Amy Benest, Jersey Advocate and English Solicitor, is also mentioned further to her joining the firm in early 2023.

Legal 500 is a globally recognised benchmark for law firms, enabling clients and professionals to identify top-tier practitioners in chosen jurisdictions and practice areas.

Baker & Partners’ specialist expertise and experience is cited and congratulated by clients and peers, and we are grateful for their contribution and feedback to the Legal 500 research process for 2024.

‘Baker & Partners has been at the forefront of some of the most complex and high-value offshore commercial and trust litigation in Jersey for many years. Their lawyers have extensive practical experience in the courts of Jersey, England & Wales, Cayman and BVI. Their advice is always sound, practical and client-focused.’

‘Stephen Baker and William Redgrave both had a strong grip of their brief and presented the case very well. Both easy to work with, committed to the case and accomplished advocates.’

‘Stephen Baker is a brilliant leader and strategist. He leads a team that has strength and experience throughout. They are easy to deal with, very good in front of clients and excellent advocates. They are first choice on the island for complex disputes.’

‘Stephen Baker is one of the leading Jersey litigators and deservedly so. He can be trusted with the biggest and most complex mandates. William Redgrave is exceptionally good and works very well with Stephen.’

‘The team at Baker & Partners is extremely easy to work with. They are proactive, very smart, experienced and commercial in their approach. They are particularly cost-efficient compared to others in their jurisdictions.’

‘Lynne Gregory is smart, experienced and pragmatic. Clients know they are in good hands when they speak to her. James Sheedy is extremely commercial, understands what the client needs and works out how to get it for them and has a masterful command of all things Jersey trust law.’

‘Stephen Baker is creative, practical, and highly experienced. Lynne Gregory is tactically astute and user-friendly. Both Stephen and Lynne bring the complete package to any legal problem. Between them they have the legal acumen and soft skills necessary to deliver the best possible solution to the client.’

‘Simon Thomas’s understanding of his client’s needs enables him to be a really effective advocate. His client skills are simply the best. He is able to connect with clients at all levels and build relationships at the most challenging times. He is approachable, thoughtful and wise in his approach to litigation.’

To view the Baker & Partners profile and ranking on the Legal 500 website please click here.