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Practice Areas

Employment

Managing claims in the Employment Tribunals, drafting contracts of employment, directors' service agreements, company policies and procedures and settlement agreements, implementing redundancies and business reorganisations, TUPE, managing employment terminations, conducting disciplinary and grievance procedures and issues to consider when dealing with disabled employees or managing long-term sickness absence.

Career

Giles joined Buckles in April 2010 as Partner and Head of the Employment Department.

In his role he works with a range of clients, from family businesses to charities and large corporations. He also advises directors and senior executives on employment issues ranging from their employment contracts, post-termination covenants and exit payments.

Giles trained and qualified as a solicitor with Mills & Reeve in their Cambridge office from 1997 until 2007. He then worked at Hewitsons from 2007 until 2010 where he was Partner and Team Leader for their Cambridge Employment Team before joining Buckles.

Professional Memberships

Giles is a member of the Industrial Law Society (ILS) and the Employment Lawyers Association (ELA).