Miles is a specialist in professional liability, insurance and commercial litigation. Described in the Legal 500 as “a star of the future”, he constantly strives to provide his clients with effective advocacy and advisory services that combine diligence, efficiency, knowledge of the law, approachability and commercial sense.
As well as appearing frequently in the High and County Courts in his own right, he has been led in multimillion pound and multi-party disputes in the High Court and the Court of Appeal. He has also been published and lectured widely, especially in matters related to the civil liability of lawyers.
Miles converted to the law after a brief period as a history teacher. He received the David Karmel and William Shaw Awards from Gray’s Inn during his academic and vocational transition before completing pupilage with Graeme McPherson QC, Ben Hubble QC and Charles Phipps.
Miles is a member of the Professional Negligence Bar Association, COMBAR and the Bar Pro Bono Unit.
After reading Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic at Trinity College, Cambridge University Miles spent a year teaching History before converting to law at City University.
Publications and Seminars
Miles has written a number of articles on issues of importance in professional liability and insurance law and has been published in the Journal of Professional Negligence, the New Law Journal, Insurance Law Monthly and the Sweet & Maxwell Civil Procedure Rule Reports. He has also provided solicitors’ liability training to the claims handling unit of a leading firm of solicitors and lectured on a number of different topics including the SRA Code of Conduct and the effect of Quinn v The Law Society  EWHC 2588 (Ch) upon the understanding and practicalities of legal professional privilege.
M.A. (Cantab) Dip.Law (City)