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 and fraud work.  He also acts in high value financial remedy actions in the Family Division. 

Giles is ranked in Band 1 for all of Traditional Chancery, Commercial Chancery, Offshore, Trusts and Family/Matrimonial: Trusts/Tax Experts in Chambers & Partners being described as “outstanding – incredibly technically able and on top of his game, but very easy to work with.”  He is also recommended in Legal 500 for Private Client: Trusts and Probate ("A silk in all but name - he is so clever and his tactics are fantastic"), for Company law ("a great strategist ") and for Offshore work (“Exceptionally good: clients get a QC quality”).

News & Events

  • News

    Serle Court joins ThoughtLeaders4 Disputes as a Community Partner

    Serle Court is delighted to announce its partnership with the ThoughtLeaders4 Disputes community.  Our members of chambers are recommended... Read More

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    Chambers Global Guide 2021

    Serle Court is delighted to announce that chambers has been ranked as a set in the following practice areas... Read More

  • Events

    Informa Connect Trusts in Litigation Conference 2021

    Location: Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf & Spa, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom Read More

    Events

    Simon Gore Contentious Probate 2021 Seminar

    Location: Online Read More

  • Giles is incredibly detailed, commercial and strategic in his thinking. He has good tactical nous and can really see the big picture.

    Chambers and Partners
  • “He’s fantastic. What he’s really conspicuously good at is identifying a story you can tell a judge or to the other side; he spots weak points which he shapes into a narrative. He is tremendously effective at working out what will be effective”

    Chambers High Net Worth
  • Technically very strong, he is also very responsive and the sort of barrister you definitely want as part of your team. He is very good in high pressured situations and understands the pressure of modern ligation.” “Particularly commercial and strategic in his thinking, he has good tactical nous and can see the big picture.

    Chambers and Partners

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 joins ThoughtLeaders4 Disputes as a Community Partner

    Serle Court is delighted to announce its partnership with the ThoughtLeaders4 Disputes community.  Our members of chambers are recommended... Read More

    News

    Chambers Global Guide 2021

    Serle Court is delighted to announce that chambers has been ranked as a set in the following practice areas... Read More

  • Events

    Simon Gore Contentious Probate 2021 Seminar

    Location: Online Read More

    Events

    Mourants Jersey & Guernsey Trusts Forum

    Location: The Royal Yacht Hotel, Jersey & St Pierre Park Hotel, Guernsey Read More