Prior to joining Appleby George practised for a Magic Circle law firm in Australia and a leading US law firm in Hong Kong as well as in-house in Hong Kong at one of the largest global investment banks.
George has extensive experience in handling contentious regulatory matters and specialises in commercial litigation, including minority shareholder claims, insolvency disputes, funds disputes and general corporate disputes.
George has acted for clients across the Asia-Pacific region, from asset management firms to a broad range of financial services corporations, including their fund management affiliates, listed corporations, and company directors and officers.
David Bulley, Managing Partner of the Hong Kong and Shanghai offices, commented: “I am delighted to have George joining the Appleby Dispute Resolution team and this appointment has further reinforced our leading position in the contentious litigation space in Asia. With the demand which has been placed on the team and the pipeline of work which is forming, this hire also reflects our commitment in growing our offering in the region and continuing to provide a first-class service to our clients.”
Appleby has one of the leading global offshore litigation practices. Its Hong Kong Dispute Resolution team predominantly practices Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands and Bermuda law and covers the entire Asia Pacific region. The team continues to be involved in the most complex and high-profile cases, and they work closely with the global team to handle single jurisdiction or complex multi-jurisdictional, multi-disciplinary transactions.