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GilesBright

London, United Kingdom

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Summary

Practice Areas:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Agency Agreements
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Agreements
  • Commercial Property
  • Compromise Agreements
  • Corporate Crime
  • Criminal Defence
  • Criminal Litigation
  • Drink Driving Offences
  • Employment
  • Employment Contracts
  • Employment, Discrimination in the Workplace
  • Freehold and Leasehold Acquisitions
  • Professional Negligence
  • Residential Property Conveyancing
  • Shareholders Agreements
Bankside Commercial Solicitors

Giles heads our litigation and dispute resolution practice representing a wide range of clients from private individuals to large companies across a diverse number of sectors.

Giles qualified as a solicitor in 1998 and has been part of the team at Bankside Commercial ever since. Giles was appointed Partner/Director of Bankside Commercial in 2009 and has overseen the strategic direction of the firm, successfully building the well regarded firm it is today.

He is highly experienced in all aspects of civil litigation and dispute resolution, involving commercial and corporate disputes, property and construction disputes, professional negligence, bank and financial advisor mis-selling disputes and disputes involving the Commercial Agent (Council Directive) Regulations 1993.

Over the last 15 years Giles has built up a reputation as a commercially astute Lawyer in a wide variety of cases to trial or settlement by dispute resolution, including many landmark and important reported cases.

Giles is energetic, resourceful and enjoys the cut and thrust of commercial negotiation, and brings a whole hearted commitment to his work. He will give you clear advice that is tactically sound and supported by precise legal knowledge.

Giles has been instructed by clients in a wide range of cases where important precedents have been set in a variety of areas of the law.

Previous Employment

Bankside 1998 - 2016

Giles qualified as a solicitor in 1998 and has been part of the team at Bankside Commercial ever since. Giles was appointed Partner/Director of Bankside Commercial in 2009 and has overseen the strategic direction of the firm, successfully building the wel

Experience

Giles qualified as a solicitor in 1998 and has been part of the team at Bankside Commercial ever since. Giles was appointed Partner/Director of Bankside Commercial in 2009 and has overseen the strategic direction of the firm, successfully building the well regarded firm it is today.

He is highly experienced in all aspects of civil litigation and dispute resolution, involving commercial and corporate disputes, property and construction disputes, professional negligence, bank and financial advisor mis-selling disputes and disputes involving the Commercial Agent (Council Directive) Regulations 1993.

Over the last 15 years Giles has built up a reputation as a commercially astute Lawyer in a wide variety of cases to trial or settlement by dispute resolution, including many landmark and important reported cases.

Giles is energetic, resourceful and enjoys the cut and thrust of commercial negotiation, and brings a whole hearted commitment to his work. He will give you clear advice that is tactically sound and supported by precise legal knowledge.

Giles has been instructed by clients in a wide range of cases where important precedents have been set in a variety of areas of the law.

Education

Thames Valley University

University

1993 - 1997

Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

LPC

Colleage of Law

1997 - 1998

Legal Practice Course

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8 Claimants –v- (one of the country’s leading homebuilders) [2008/2009]

This was a substantial construction claim that Giles settled on confidential terms following issue of proceedings and a two stage mediation. The case involved multiple issues including limitation (extension of), design and build issues, Defective Premises Act and latent damage. Giles secured substantial compensation and a rectification of building work package for the Claimants.

 

Andrew Lee –v- MOD [2009] HC

Giles represented Andrew Lee a former Royal Marine who was medically discharged after years of homophobic bullying. Giles’ succeeded in proving liability and won record compensation from the MOD.

This was the first time that the MOD had admitted liability for verbal bullying.

See Channel 4 News http://www.itnsource.com/shotlist/ITN/2009/04/26/T26040912/

Giles has successfully represented over a 100 commercial agents in their claims for compensation under the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993 (“the Regulations”) including:

Invicta UK (a partnership) v International Brands Limited [2013] EWHC 1564 (QB) Giles represented Invicta UK under the Regulations obtaining substantial compensation.

This is the first and thus the leading domestic authority determining the point in time at which the court assesses whether an agent falls within the scope of the Regulations.

For further details, please refer to the judgment in Invicta UK (a partnership) v International Brands Limited [2013] EWHC 1564 (QB)

Rossetti Marketing Ltd v Diamond Sofa Co Ltd and another [2011] EWHC 2482 (QB)

Giles represented the Claimant in this substantial claim for compensation, under the Regulations, against a furniture manufacturer based in Thailand. The case was commenced in the High Court (QBD) and proceeded to the Court of Appeal, spanning a period of over 5 years including a trial of preliminary issues in the High Court, several major interim applications and several hearings before the Court of Appeal, with final settlement by agreement in June 2014.

http://www.thelawyer.com/judgment-call-10-september-2012/1014091.article and the reported judgments.

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