Giles is a Partner and Head of the Corporate Finance Department. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, management buy-outs, group reorganisations, joint ventures and shareholder disputes. He has acted for private equity-backed companies and owner-managed businesses. He has worked on a number of portfolio acquisitions and disposals involving multiple simultaneous transactions.
He heads up the firm’s Care Team and also has experience in the hotel and leisure sector. He is a specialist in advising limited liability partnerships and family-owned businesses.
Giles is the Chairman of the firm’s Remunerations Committee, having previously been a member of the firm’s Strategy Board. He is well known in the Yorkshire market for his experience and approachable style and excellent client service. One client comments, “having Giles Clegg acting for us, with his wealth of experience, meant that we were constantly several steps ahead of the other advisers.”
Giles is a keen yachtsman and has competed in the Round the Island Race on a number of occasions; he has also taken up golf and completed a number of 10km running races.