Giles has retired from practice at the Bar after 40 years (and is now an unregistered barrister), but remains an Associate Member of Chambers.
He continues giving training and seminars to and holding workshops for medical and other experts on providing effective expert reports and giving effective evidence in court. He is co-author of Writing Medico-Legal Reports in Civil Claims - an essential guide (2015) and regularly writes articles on the subject. Click here to view Giles' blog on issues particularly relevant to medico-legal reports in civil claims.
Giles accepts instructions as a mediator. He also continues to sit as a Recorder.
Giles' personal injury practice arose from work place and road accidents, as well as claims relating to occupational health issues with a particular interest in asbestos-related illness. He is a contributing editor to Asbestos Claims: Law, Practice and Procedure (April 2011). Giles had particular experience dealing with claims involving head and spinal injuries, and an interest in those involving chronic pain and psychological injury.
In clinical negligence Giles handled a wide range of claims with particular experience of claims concerning accident & emergency failures, brain surgery, cervical cancer screening, cancer treatment and general practitioners' negligence. He is a contributing editor to Clinical Negligence Claims - A Practical Guide (3rd edition).
In his practice Giles enjoyed working closely with the medical profession in the preparation of claims and so developed his interest in training and educating experts in the needs of the legal process.
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