Giles Emmanuel > Viberts > St Helier, Jersey > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Dispute Resolution Partner


Giles joined Viberts in January 2019 in the dispute resolution department. He was promoted to Partner in February 2022.

He has over 20 years of experience in the legal industry, during which he has worked for a number of other leading Jersey law firms.

Giles has expertise in dealing with a wide variety of work for individuals and corporate entities including dispute resolution, civil litigation, criminal, bankruptcy, employment and trusts law.


  • Accredited Criminal Lawyer – 2022
  • Jersey Advocate – 2015
  • English Solicitor – 2011


  • Member of the Jersey Law Society
  • Member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (“STEP”)
  • Member of the Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Experts (“ARIES”)
  • Member of the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (“INSOL”)

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution

(Rising stars)

Giles EmmanuelViberts

Viberts‘ disputes team is known for handling a wide variety of cases, including administrative reviews, insurance-related claims, a specialty of Corinne Holmes, construction disputes, contentious trust and probate work, as well as commercial litigation. The team is led by Christina Hall, an experienced commercial and trust litigator. Rebecca Morley-Kirk is focused on disputes involving human rights, employment and immigration law, but also has a criminal law practice. Giles Emmanuel  is instructed in cases involving insolvencies, trusts, construction and real estate.

Jersey > Employment

(Rising stars)

Giles EmmanuelViberts

The team at Viberts handles the spectrum of employment law issues, with experts in litigation, regulatory issues, business licensing, contract advice and compromise agreements, as well as employment issues following M&A transactions. The team is led by Vicky Milner, who specialises in representing senior individuals in claims involving allegations of discrimination and psychiatric injury, as well as non-contentious advisory work. Paul Wilson is a non-contentious employment law expert with experience in redundancies. Rebecca Morley-Kirk is a litigator who regularly appears before employment tribunals, representing individuals and unions, while Giles Emmanuel  is another key member of the practice. Chris Hendry is also recommended.