Director / Head of Dispute Resolution
+ 44 1624 632996
"a strong client service ethic"
"understanding, pragmatic, personable and well reasoned"
"helpful, responsive, practical and user friendly"
‘very experienced in insolvency and liquidation"
Giles is a "very experienced litigator."
"always displays common sense in tandem with robust technical abilities"
Giles is a director and head of the dispute resolution team.
Giles undertakes and oversees a varied practice of complex disputes usually relating to companies or financial services. Giles is a qualified mediator with ADRGroup and is best known for his assured, common sense advice.
Areas of work include: recognising, appointing and advising liquidators and trustees in bankruptcy; acting for banks and companies to recover debts and defend claims; defending directors against breach of duty and negligence claims; representing trustees who require the assistance of the Court; advising trust service providers and international companies ordered to deliver up documents and give evidence to the US SEC/DOJ; advising on legal professional negligence issues; maritime matters such as obtaining an anti-suit injunction and limitation proceedings; breach of contract and mediation.
Giles is individually ranked by Chambers UK and Chambers Global.