George is counsel in the International Dispute Resolution Practice Group based in London, specialising in international commercial arbitration and supporting litigation. He is an English qualified barrister with full rights of audience before all English courts. Before joining the firm, George completed his pupillage at a leading set of Commercial Chancery chambers in London.
George received the Hardwicke Entrance Award and Lord Bowen Scholarship from the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn in 2013.
George advises on and represents clients in a range of international disputes. These include international commercial arbitration, English litigation before the High Court (and above) and on matters of private international law.
George also appears as an advocate before a wide range of courts and tribunals, both with colleagues and alone.
His arbitration experience includes advising on the merits of arbitrations governed by the LCIA, ICC and LMAA Rules; appearing as counsel in arbitrations under the LCIA and ICC rules; and appearing as sole counsel in procedural hearings and final merits hearings in arbitrations under the ICC rules. George has also assisted with contesting the enforcement of arbitral awards under the New York Convention.
In the High Court George has been involved in varied commercial disputes involving claims in contract, tort, fraud and deceit involving international elements. George appeared as junior counsel in an application to set aside an arbitral award before the High Court, as well as appearing as sole counsel in procedural hearings before the High Court.
George also has considerable experience assisting with matters before the DIFC courts.