Giles Dixon

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:

When not working with ContractStore, he has his own legal practice – information can be found at   He can also be found on Linked in

Giles is also a Trustee and Director of Turner’s House Trust, a charity that owns and manages the museum at Sandycombe Lodge in Twickenham, the house designed and lived in by the famous artist, JMW Turner during the early 19th century.