Giles specialises in town and country planning law, and related matters such as highway and compulsory purchase.  He has expertise in the promotion of large retail, commercial and residential and mixed use schemes.

Giles has a specific interest and expertise in large, commercial development in Central London.  He has worked on several very large infrastructure schemes under the DCO and other regimes.

Giles works for both public and private sector clients.  He works within the firm’s Planning and Zoning (UK) Group in its Real Estate Department.

Giles’s expertise in planning related matters is regularly recognised in Chambers.  In the 2019 edition he is recognised as a “star associate”.