Mikhail Charles

Mikhail Charles is an experienced litigator across the Caribbean Region with a broad cross-border commercial disputes practice, including insolvency and regulatory litigation. He is intimately involved with the representation of companies and high–net worth individuals globally, in matters relating to trusts, cross– border insolvency, international judgment enforcement and asset recovery. He has litigated to a successful conclusion several reported cases.

He has substantial international comparative legal experience and consultancy having worked for the Commonwealth Secretariat (headquartered out of London on specific aspects of regulatory and legal reform across many parts of the world. This has included delivery of anti-corruption and related forfeiture training) and the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (as in-house Counsel and sole support lawyer).

He has also lectured at a regional university on matters of corporate and insolvency law.


LL. B (Hons) – University of Wales (2011)

LL.M Corporate and Insolvency Law – Nottingham Law School (2017)

Advanced Certificate in Trust Disputes – Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) (2019)

Certificate in International Investment Law and Dispute Resolution – British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) (2020)

He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and is a founding member of the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Chapter of the Chartered Institute.

Bar Admissions:

  • England and Wales: non–practicising

  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Barrister, Solicitor and Notary Public

  • Saint Lucia: Barrister, Solicitor and Notary Royal

  • Grenada: Barrister and Solicitor

  • British Virgin Islands: Barrister

  • Saint Kitts and Nevis: Barrister and Solicitor