Giles Richardson


Year of Call: 1997

He is incredibly quick, clever and reliable, he’s a good man to have when you’re in a tight corner. A silk in junior’s clothing.

Chambers & Partners

Practice Overview

Giles specialises in trusts, company and fiduciary obligations litigation, both in London and offshore, as well as associated professional negligence work and banking litigation.  He also acts in high value financial remedy actions in the Family Division. 

Giles is a highly ranked junior for Commercial Chancery, Offshore, Trusts and Traditional Chancery work in the 2019 edition of Chambers & Partners, in Chambers Global, and Chambers High Net Worth, being described as “an exceptional talent who gives comprehensible commercial advice.”  He is also recommended in Legal 500 for both Private Client: Trusts and Probate ("Incredibly user-friendly and hardworking") and for Company law ("Super smart and highly commercial").

News & Events

  • News

    Serle Court ranked Band 1 for Chancery: Traditional in Chambers HNW 2019

    We are extremely proud to announce that chambers’ expertise in the field of Traditional Chancery has been highlighted by... Read More

    News

    Who’s Who Legal: UK Bar 2019

    The latest edition of Who's Who Legal: UK Bar has now been published and we are delighted that a... Read More

  • Events

    KNect 365 Trusts in Litigation Conference 2020

    Location: Hilton Helsinki Strand Read More

    Events

    Giles Richardson to speak at The Mourant Jersey & Guernsey Trusts Forum

    Location: St Pierre Park Hotel, Guernsey & L'Horizon Hotel & Spa, St Brelades Bay, Jersey Read More

  • Provides all-round excellent advice delivered with charm, confidence and clarity.” “He’s an exceptional talent who gives comprehensible commercial advice.

    Chambers and Partners 2019
  • “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
  • “He is incredibly dedicated and not only is he very good at what he does, there is also a very easy working relationship with him which makes dealing with tricky offshore litigation much easier.”

    Chambers High Net Worth 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)

News & Events

  • News

    Serle Court ranked Band 1 for Chancery: Traditional in Chambers HNW 2019

    We are extremely proud to announce that chambers’ expertise in the field of Traditional Chancery has been highlighted by... Read More

    News

    Who’s Who Legal: UK Bar 2019

    The latest edition of Who's Who Legal: UK Bar has now been published and we are delighted that a... Read More

  • Events

    Giles Richardson to speak at The Mourant Jersey & Guernsey Trusts Forum

    Location: St Pierre Park Hotel, Guernsey & L'Horizon Hotel & Spa, St Brelades Bay, Jersey Read More

    Events

    STEP Cayman Conference 2019

    Location: Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa, Grand Cayman Read More