Adrian Giles > Dentons > London, England > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Litigation and Arbitration


Adrian is a counsel in the Commercial Litigation practice in London. He focuses on corporate and financial disputes involving M&A, warranties and indemnities, shareholder agreements and joint ventures. He advises major corporates, banks and other financial institutions as well as individual directors and shareholders. There is often an international element to his matters in that he regularly works in multi-jurisdictional matters involving our various offices throughout the world. His areas of focus also include professional negligence, fraud and insurance. He is experienced in all aspects of litigation, including urgent remedies such as injunctions and has acted as the court-appointed supervising solicitor for the purpose of search and seizure injunctions. His recent work in the Commercial Court includes a number of applications enforcing and challenging international arbitration awards. He is also experienced in other methods of dispute resolution such as arbitration and mediation.


Admitted as a Solicitor, England and Wales, 1991


College of Law, Chester, 1989, Solicitors’ Finals Examination

University of Leicester, 1988, LLB (Hons)

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: premium

Dentons‘s ‘excellent‘ dispute resolution group excels in international disputes, where it is able to leverage its extensive global network. The firm recruited Addleshaw Goddard London practice head Louisa Caswell to lead its UK disputes division in November 2021. Felicity Ewing and counsel Adrian Giles are key contacts for M&A and corporate disputes. Liz Tout and Thomas Leyland (who recently rejoined the team from Walkers‘ Dublin’s office) have experience in energy and outsourcing disputes respectively while the ‘exceptionalCraig Neilson and the ‘absolutely excellent‘ recently promoted partner Natalia Fludra both count finance and fraud among their areas of specialism. Simon Colledge left to join gunnercooke LLP.