Mikhail Charles


  • Mediator
  • Public Access


Barrister with over a decade’s experience practice in complex cross-border commercial disputes, including insolvency and regulatory litigation. Maintaining expertise across five separate Eastern Caribbean jurisdictions (inclusive of the BVI and Nevis) representing global, high value companies and individuals in varying sectors on matters relating to trusts, cross-border insolvency, international judgement enforcement and asset recovery. Substantial international comparative legal and consultancy experience from stints with the Commonwealth Secretariat and the British Institute of International and Comparative Law on legal issues and reform, delivering anti-corruption and asset forfeiture training; current modest offshore advisory practice. Currently seeking to take on new opportunities to extend my commercial and corporate practice in England & Wales as a Barrister and Civil / Commercial Mediator.




Spanish (Conversational)

French Creole (Conversational)

Qualifications, Appointments

Eugene Dupuch Law School                                                                     2023-2024

Legal Education Certificate recognised throughout the Commonwealth Caribbean as the professional qualification for admission to practice.

Phoenix Dispute Solutions Limited                                                           2022

Mediation Training (40 hrs.) – Civil Mediation Council, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and International Mediation Institute Registered

Caribbean Governance Training Institute                                                 2021

Chartered Director (C. Dir)

 British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL)              2020

Certificate in International Investment Law and Practice

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)                                    2019

Advanced Certificate in Trust Disputes

Bar Admissions (International)                                                                 2013-2019

Admitted as practicing barrister with capacity to provide offshore expertise in: St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), Grenada, St. Lucia (SLU), British Virgin Islands (BVI) and St. Kitts and Nevis.

Nottingham Trent University                                                                      2015-2017

Master of Laws (LL.M) Corporate and Insolvency Law (Commendation).

Dissertation: “Corporate Rescue within the West Indies – The Canadian and English Approaches contrasted and applied”


City University Law School                                                                        2011-2012

Bar Professional Training Course (Competent)

 The University of Wales (Cardiff / Holborn College – South London)     2008-2011

Bachelor of Laws (LL. B) Hons.: 2:1 Division A

University Academic Award (EU Law – 2010); graduated in top 10% of class