Giles Richardson QC


Year of Call: 1997 Year of Silk: 2022

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

Chambers & Partners

Practice Overview

Giles took silk in 2022.  He specialises in trusts, probate, 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 in Chambers and Partners for all of Traditional Chancery, Commercial Chancery, Offshore, Trusts and Family/Matrimonial: Trusts/Tax Experts being described as “Personable and supremely intelligent, he has a great way with clients”; "Giles' advice is very helpful, very user-friendly, and very commercial. It has rigorous analysis behind it. He's really bright and a real team player”; Calm, measured and assured as an advocate, he adopts a clinical approach that is devastatingly effective”.

He is also recommended in Legal 500 for Private Client: Trusts and Probate, Company law and Offshore work.

News & Events

  • News

    Chambers Global Guide 2022

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

    News

    Private Client Global Elite Directory 2022-23

    We are delighted to announce that Richard Wilson QC, Dakis Hagen QC, Giles Richardson, Emma Hargreaves and... Read More

  • Events

    ThoughtLeaders4 HNW Divorce Litigation - Flagship Conference

    Location: Merchant Taylors Hall, London Read More

    Events

    Mourant Jersey Trusts Forum 2021

    Location: Royal Yacht Hotel 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.
The Family Law Bar Association

VAT Number

731116378

Other

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

News & Events

  • News

    Chambers Global Guide 2022

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

    News

    Private Client Global Elite Directory 2022-23

    We are delighted to announce that Richard Wilson QC, Dakis Hagen QC, Giles Richardson, Emma Hargreaves and... Read More

  • Events

    ThoughtLeaders4 HNW Divorce Litigation - Flagship Conference

    Location: Merchant Taylors Hall, London Read More

    Events

    Mourant Jersey Trusts Forum 2021

    Location: Royal Yacht Hotel Read More