Camilla Baldwin > London, England > Firm Profile

Camilla Baldwin
3 CHARLES STREET
LONDON
W1J 5DD
England

Private client > Family Tier 3

Camilla Baldwin is a boutique Mayfair-based family law firm that covers all aspects of family law across complex financial and children matters. Its clients are typically high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth individuals from all walks of life mostly with international assets. A significant proportion of its cases have cross-jurisdictional issues and a number of its clients have assets in complicated trusts and/company structures. Camilla Baldwin is the firm’s founding partner and frequently advises wealthy clients from foreign jurisdictions and advises on parallel divorce and financial proceedings in England and many other jurisdictions.

Practice head(s):

Camilla Baldwin

Other key lawyers:

Luned Rees Williams; Molly Snowe; Chloe Cannon

Testimonials

‘The team at Camilla Baldwins is very helpful & caring, putting you at ease, explaining things clearly & always replying quickly to questions & queries. Camilla has always gone that extra mile, making the whole process more understandable & giving me confidence to proceed & be successful’.

‘Camilla Baldwin has an exceptional legal mind and is great with clients’.

‘The team attracts and manages very high value cases with aplomb. Camilla Baldwin and Luned Williams are fantastic’.

‘It is a strong well lead niche matrimonial practice serving top end clients. Camilla has a reputation for getting good results for her clients. And is a pleasure to deal with. Someone you want on your side’.

Camilla Baldwin is a very bright lawyer. She is flexible and committed to her clients, very responsive, and her tactical skills are outstanding’.

‘The whole team functions very well as a unit. It is a relatively small team and so tackle each case as a whole. Its particular strength is its tactical thinking – they plan next steps before litigation has even begun and anticipate every move. Its undoubted strength is the attention to detail. Each client is the centre of attention while the case is going on. They attack each case with inexhaustible enthusiasm’.

‘Molly and Chloe, the two juniors in the team, are astonishing. They know every case back to front and they litigate in a way that belies their level of experience. Camilla is absolutely brilliant, she leads her team with care and enthusiasm. Her clients are her number one focus and the attention and skill she provides them is second to none.’.

‘Camilla Baldwin – she is an expert in her area of law and very well respected indeed. High net worth and ultra high net worth clients can trust that she will handle their case with skill and care. Molly Snow – she is a rising star!’.

Work highlights

  • Acting for a billionaire Swiss businessman in his divorce from his homemaker wife in circumstances where the wife was challenging their prenuptial agreement and there were significant international assets and cross-jurisdictional issues.
  • Acting for the mother in Schedule 1 proceedings, where the father was a successful millionaire business owner of a sports betting platform company, whereby the parties had engaged in an extramarital affair which had broken down after the birth of their child.
  • Advising an ultra-high-net-worth individual in relation to restructuring and protecting her worldwide wealth, in anticipation of her marriage to another ultra-high-net-worth individual, in circumstances where the client did not want to enter into a prenuptial agreement.

The firm was established in 2005 by Camilla Baldwin who heads the team of highly experienced family lawyers advising on all aspects of family law. The firm represents numerous prominent figures and high and ultra high net worth individuals often with international assets with cross-jurisdictional issues.

The firm: Camilla Baldwin is an independent niche practice dedicated to client service and to getting the very best results for their clients. The firm prides itself on providing an outstanding level of client service and support. The firm is committed to understanding and meeting their client’s objectives and to carefully considering and tailoring their advice accordingly. Camilla “is very pragmatic, and solution-driven. She’s also really supportive and has a great legal mind” (Chambers & Partners 2022). The firm represents high-net-worth and ultra high-net-worth individuals from all walks of life, commonly with international assets, which often present cross-jurisdictional issues. They also represent clients with assets in complex trusts and/or company structures. The team provides strategic and pragmatic advice in a supportive environment. They focus on practical and workable solutions rather than litigation. However, where litigation is necessary, they robustly protect their client’s interests.

Founding partner Camilla Baldwin is an internationally respected family law specialist with over 25 years of experience. She advises on all areas of privately funded matrimonial and family law, specializing in cases involving complex financial issues with an international element, often involving inherited wealth or complicated trust structures. Camilla is supported by Partner Luned Rees Williams who is listed as a Next Generation Partner in Legal 500 (2022). The firm as a whole is “simply outstanding. A client can expect to encounter one of the best sets of solicitors one could hope for.” (The Legal 500 2022).

Types of work undertaken: Camilla Baldwin advises on all areas of privately funded family and matrimonial law, including separation, divorce, cohabitation, civil partnerships, disputes involving children (including applications for child arrangements orders, prohibited steps and specific issue applications, leave to remove and international child abduction), pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements and complex financial settlements, often with an international dimension. The firm is experienced in understanding complex financial structures, including private equity and hedge fund remuneration structures. It has close links with investigative accountants, independent financial advisors and tax lawyers.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Senior and managing partner Camilla Baldwincamilla@camillabaldwin.com020 7409 1133
Family and matrimonial Luned Rees Williamsluned@camillabaldwin.com020 7409 1133
PhotoNamePositionProfile
Camilla Lucille Baldwin photo Camilla Lucille BaldwinFounding Partner
Luned Rees Williams photo Luned Rees WilliamsPartner
Number of UK partners : 2
Number of other UK fee-earners : 3