Senior Partner, Baker & Partners (Jersey)
Stephen Baker is an English Barrister and Jersey Advocate. He is senior partner at Baker & Partners. He specialises in asset recovery actions, particularly those involving political corruption and the unravelling of offshore structures.
He is expert in the interaction between civil and criminal asset recovery procedure. He has a speciality in unravelling complicated offshore trust and company structures including those involving central and South America.
While in government service at the Attorney General of Jersey’s office Stephen was responsible for the uncovering, investigation and institution of criminal proceedings against persons who had laundered the proceeds of corruption under the Abacha regime. This has led to the recovery of over $300 million.
He is presently instructed to advise on the recovery of over $120 million of assets held mainly in Panama and Costa Rica through Bahamian, Costa Rican and other offshore and trust company structures.
He is the Jersey representative of FraudNet, the fraud prevention network of the ICC Commercial Crime Services.