Giles is a partner and head of our corporate team in Exeter dealing predominantly with M&A work with a particular focus on buying and selling IFA firms
He qualified as a solicitor in September 2009 having studied history at Queen Mary University of London and law at BPP Law School in London gaining a distinction on the Legal Practice Course.
Giles has over 9 years’ experience in advising business owners throughout the lifecycle of their business including start up, funding, share incentives, acquisitions and exit.
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Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his young family, running and enjoying the outdoors.
Chambers (2020): Giles has a broad range of experience in corporate and M&A matters, notably in relation to transactions for IFA firms."He is very personable, easy to work with and has very good subject knowledge." "He is a good lawyer who will get the deal done."
Corporate Team Testimonials
The Corporate Team are described by Legal 500 (2018)as ‘a strong regional player providing an extensive range of services’ to a client base primarily composed of local and regional SMEs and owner-managed businesses in the food and drink, healthcare, caravan park and energy and natural resources sectors.
Chambers (2019): A market commentator says: "They are an excellent firm and I consider them to be the number one lawyers in Cornwall. They have a great breadth of knowledge and expertise." Sources also report that "they are very client-focused and put the hours and travelling in to accommodate tight deadlines."