Giles Richardson KC > Serle Court > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Serle Court


Qualified 1997; Inner Temple.


COMBAR; Chancery Bar Association; STEP.


Colchester Royal Grammar School; Merton College, Oxford (BA Jurisprudence 1st; BCL 1st).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Private client: trusts and probate

(2022 Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Giles Richardson KCSerle Court ‘Giles is simply superb who works exceptionally hard. He is collaborative and helpful team member.’ 

London Bar > Family (including divorce and financial remedy)

(2022 Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Giles Richardson KC – Serle Court  ‘Giles is exceptionally knowledgeable and experienced in this area and also knows and understands the offshore world better than most. He is super-bright, user-friendly and commercial.’

London Bar > Company

(2022 Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Giles Richardson KCSerle Court ‘Giles is a calm head in a storm, navigating the perils of big ticket litigation with thoughtfulness and expertise.’

A wealth of talented barristers at Serle Court excel across the breadth of company law cases but it is in offshore litigation that the set has a particularly stellar reputation. Philip Jones KC is one of the most sought-after names formatters arising in China and Hong Kong; he currently acts for Trina Solar in a Cayman litigation concerning its de-listing from the New York Stock Exchange. Jonathan Adkin KC is a further key figure in offshore company litigation, while Dan McCourt Fritz had a standout 2021 in the English courts courts with successful court of appeal appearances. Giles Richardson KC took silk in March 2022, his practice involves complex aspects of company law within Company Court cases and wider, related litigation before the High Court and internationally.