Director / Head of Dispute Resolution
+ 44 1624 632996
"understanding, pragmatic, personable and well reasoned"
Giles is a "very experienced litigator."
"always displays common sense in tandem with robust technical abilities"
"helpful, responsive, practical and user friendly"
"a strong client service ethic"
‘very experienced in insolvency and liquidation"
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.