Charlie Sorensen is an English Barrister and Jersey Advocate. He is a Senior Associate at Baker & Partners.
Charlie’s work covers a broad spectrum of civil and commercial litigation and arbitration, with a particular focus on financial services, fraud and asset recovery, and contractual disputes. As a practising English Barrister and Jersey Advocate he regularly advises clients on cases which engage principles of both English and Jersey law.
Charlie is an English Barrister (2011) and Jersey Advocate (2015). He studied History as an undergraduate before completing his Law degree. He also holds a Master of Philosophy from Cambridge University and a Masters of Laws from City Law School in London. In 2010, Charlie was awarded the Roger Cox Scholarship by Gray’s Inn. The following year he won a scholarship to undertake a placement as an assistant to the General Counsel of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. Charlie then joined Baker & Partners in November 2011. In 2015, he completed his English Pupillage with the firm which included a secondment at XXIV Old Buildings, a commercial chancery chambers in Lincoln’s Inn.
Charlie acted as junior counsel to Advocate William Redgrave in the long-running Dalemont v Senatorov litigation in which a Russian judgment creditor sought to enforce a debt of US$50m against a complicated corporate structure under a Jersey Foundation. Since 2014 he has represented the Plaintiff Administrators of a defrauded estate in a series of asset recovery claims. To date the case has involved proceedings in Jersey, Isle of Man, Turks and Caicos Islands, Cayman, Japan and the British Virgin Islands, leading to the recovery of substantial assets on behalf of the estate.