Mikhail Charles is an experienced litigator across the Caribbean region with Prudhoe Caribbean, a pan-Caribbean disputes and advisory firm operating out of the Turks and Caicos Islands. Mr Charles is not admitted to practise in the TCI itself but works with others within the firm on representation of companies and high net worth individuals globally, in matters relating to trusts, cross-border insolvency, international judgment enforcement and asset recovery. He also works closely with a licensed insolvency practitioner from within the firm. He has substantial international comparative legal experience and consultancy having worked for the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority. He is admitted to practise in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Grenada, St Lucia and the British Virgin Islands. He is also called to the Bar of England and Wales.
He has appeared before the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC – Vienna Office) in 2016 on anti-corruption and asset recovery issues and served as in-house counsel to the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority. He appeared in the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal in 2015 for the (then) largest money laundering case in its history and is currently involved with testing the newly passed Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act of Saint Vincent with the first ever recognition of a ‘foreign liquidator’ application.