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Capsticks welcomes the Met’s Hugh Giles

Capsticks is delighted to announce that Hugh Giles joins the firm as a Partner from 2 January.


Hugh joins after five years as Director of Legal Services at the Metropolitan Police Service where he also served as a member of the Management Board. Prior to that, Hugh was Head of Litigation at the Treasury Solicitor’s Department where he was personally involved in some of the most difficult and high profile public law cases.


As part of the leadership of Capsticks’ litigation team, Hugh will work with clients from across all the firm’s sectors with a particular focus on developing work for the firm’s expanding Emergency Services practice.


Capsticks' Senior Partner, Rachael Heenan, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Hugh to Capsticks and look forward to working with him. His expertise complements the firm well and will benefit all our clients whilst strengthening our service offering to emergency services organisations”.


Hugh commented: “I am excited to be joining such a highly regarded firm. Capsticks has a strong record in public law work and in providing excellent client service and I look forward to helping the firm build on these successes”.

See Hugh's web bio here

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