Giles Richardson


Year of Call: 1997

“A fantastic person to work with; his commerciality and tactical awareness are as strong as his exceptional intellect”

Legal 500 2017

Practice Overview

Giles’ practice encompasses a wide range of commercial and chancery disputes, both led and unled, as well as both on-shore and off-shore (especially in the Channel Isles and the Caribbean).  He also acts in high value financial remedy actions in the Family Division. Much of his work has an international dimension and he is both used to and enjoys working as part of a team with solicitors and others.

He is a highly ranked junior for Commerical Chancery, Offshore, Trusts and Traditional Chancery work in the 2018 edition of Chambers & Partners, in Chambers Global, and Chambers High Net Worth.  Described as "incredibly bright, responsive and commercial." He is also recommended in Legal 500 2017 for both Private Client: Trusts and Probate ("A first-class operator") and for Company law ("A fantastic person to work with; his commerciality and tactical awareness are as strong as his exceptional intellect").

News & Events

  • News

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference 2018

    “…thank you Serle Court for another interesting conference - informative and enjoyable - a great combination!” On... Read More

    News

    STEP Cayman Conference 2019

    Dakis Hagen QC and Giles Richardson have been invited to speak at STEPs 2019 Cayman Conference focusing on International Wealth Structuring.... Read More

  • Events

    Giles Richardson delivering session at the KNect Trusts in Divorce Litigation event

    Location: Sofitel, St James, London Read More

    Events

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference – New York

    Location: The InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel, New York Read More

  • “He is incredibly bright, responsive and commercial”

    Chambers and Partners 2018
  • “Has the ability to master a vast range of documents in a very short space of time and come up with some very effective arguments to strengthen claims.”

    Chambers and Partners 2018
  • ”....a very clear and persuasive advocate….”

    Chambers Global 2018

Education & Qualifications

BA (First Class),BCL (First Class),Merton College Oxford

Memberships

Commercial Bar Association
Chancery Bar Association
S.T.E.P.

VAT Number

731116378

Other

Called: 1997 (England & Wales); 2012 (British Virgin Islands)

Awards

Chambers Global

Top Ranked

Chambers UK

Ranked - Leading Barrister

The Legal 500

Leading Individual

Who's Who Legal

Recognised

Citywealth Leaders List

Featured

Chambers HNW

Ranked - Leading Individual

News & Events

  • News

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference 2018

    “…thank you Serle Court for another interesting conference - informative and enjoyable - a great combination!” On... Read More

    News

    STEP Cayman Conference 2019

    Dakis Hagen QC and Giles Richardson have been invited to speak at STEPs 2019 Cayman Conference focusing on International Wealth Structuring.... Read More

  • Events

    Giles Richardson delivering session at the KNect Trusts in Divorce Litigation event

    Location: Sofitel, St James, London Read More

    Events

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference – New York

    Location: The InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel, New York Read More