Joseph Giret QC

Year of Call: 1985
Year of Silk: 2010
Email Address:
Telephone: 0207 583 8055

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Joseph is a specialist commercial law Barrister with an emphasis on insolvency law and company law. He enjoys a formidable reputation for his civil and commercial expertise and is recognised by the Legal 500 as a leading commercial silk. Joseph has particular experience advising and representing clients in a wide range of high value commercial disputes, breach of contract, trademark disputes and franchise agreements. His experience also extends to advising and representing legal and financial professionals in claims for liability.

Joseph welcomes instructions across the following areas:

  • Company and Partnership Disputes
  • Insolvency & Bankruptcy
  • Trademark Disputes
  • Franchise Agreements
  • Professional Liability claims  

Recent disputes:  

Joseph frequently undertakes drafting and advisory work in multi-million pound claims including:
A claim brought by a Hong Kong based company, in a dispute over the construction of a profit sharing contract and franchise agreement;

High value claim by a firm of solicitors against a former partner and director for breach of fiduciary duties under both common law and statute as a company director;

Acted for a partnership of Medical professionals in an acrimonious dispute over the terms of their partnership agreement.


  • 2nd Sep 2016

    Joseph Giret QC analyses whether an acceptance by conduct overrides a requirement for signature in a contract

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The Legal 500 Bar Directory 2014 recommends Joseph as a leading commercial silk.

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Professional bodies

Bar Council
Criminal Bar Association
Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers
British Association of Sports Lawyers
Association of Military Court Advocates

Direct Access

Joseph Giret QC is qualified to accept instructions directly from members of the public and professional clients under the Direct Public Access scheme.

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