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Call: 2018

Charles Baker

Albion Chambers

Broad Street Bristol BS1 1DR

  • Overview

    Charles joined chambers in October 2023 following successful completion of his Family Law pupillage.

    Charles spent his First Six under the supervision of Linsey Knowles and William Heckscher, during which he worked on a range of complex public and private law cases, which included multi-week fact-finding hearings. He also worked with members of the matrimonial finance team on cases in the Family Court and High Court.

    During his Second Six Charles has developed a wide practice encompassing both public and private Child Law as well as matrimonial finance.

    In public law, Charles regularly represents local authorities, parents and guardians in a range of matters from case management hearings to contested final hearings.

    In private law, Charles appears for parents and guardians at all stages of proceedings in disputes over child arrangements, specific issues, prohibited steps orders and enforcement. Charles also regularly represents clients in non-molestation proceedings.

    In matrimonial finance, Charles is developing a reputation for being a calming presence and ably supporting his clients through emotionally challenging proceedings.