Giles Dixon is an English solicitor with many years’ experience in drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial and construction contracts for use in the UK and internationally. During his career he has worked as an in-house lawyer as well as in private practice and he spent some 12 years living overseas. Giles is a founder and director of ContractStore and a proponent of the use of plain English in the drafting of legal documents. He is a member of Clarity, an international organisation promoting plain legal language.
He has written several articles on legal topics and is a regular contributor to the ContractStore blog. His publications include:
- Co-author of Exporting Made Easy
- Co-author of the JCT Constructing Excellence Contract, first published in 2007
- Author of chapter on international construction for Schmitthoff on the Law of International Trade
When not working with ContractStore, he has his own legal practice – information can be found at www.gilesdixon.com.