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Giles Richardson

London, UK Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 3 departments

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High Net Worth 2021 UK Bar 2022

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Global
Dispute Resolution: Commercial Chancery - UK

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Giles Richardson
Strengths: "He's just brilliant - exceptionally clever, hard-working and responsive." "He's very user-friendly and is a measured advocate."
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Offshore (Bar) - UK

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Giles Richardson
A key player in contentious international trusts cases, who has acted for both trust companies and personal trustees in places as far-flung as the Channel Islands, the BVI and St Kitts & Nevis. He specialises in real estate-focused trust funds and regularly acts for fund liquidators.
Strengths: "An outstanding barrister, easy to work with, solid and technically very gifted." "His pragmatic advice is world class." "He provides quick and thorough advice and inspires confidence with clients."
Recent work: Instructed in R&H v Volaw, a case concerning a GBP100 million claim against former trustees arising from their investment of trust monies in a failed gym chain.
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Private Wealth: Trusts - UK

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Giles Richardson
Handles a wide range of trusts litigation and advisory work. He has been engaged in particularly significant trusts matters in a variety of courts both in the UK and overseas. Sources recognise his extensive experience in locations such as Jersey, Guernsey and the BVI.
Strengths: "Clever and a delight to work with, he can more than hold his own against the more established silks in the area." "For offshore trusts work, he's truly a top choice - unflappable, very very responsive, and someone for whom nothing is too much trouble."
Recent work: Acted in the landmark Z Trusts litigation, the first case in any jurisdiction to consider the novel and complex issue of how the court and/or a trustee should administer an 'insolvent trust'.
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