Contact Us

"*" indicates required fields

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.


George Mallis is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution department of Appleby’s Hong Kong office.

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.

Prior to joining Appleby, George worked with Clifford Chance in Perth, UBS in Hong Kong and most recently with Sidley Austin in Hong Kong.

Work Highlights

Some of George’s major cases include*:

  • an international bank in a multijurisdictional investigation relating to the sale of the bank’s asset management products to its private banking clients;
  • an international bank in various insider trading investigations;
  • an international bank (including its asset management and investment banking divisions) in various civil proceedings across Australia, Hong Kong, and India;
  • a multinational resources company in a cross-border regulatory investigation concerning an alleged misstatement in the company’s public accounts;
  • a major construction and infrastructure company in litigation proceedings concerning a failed capital raising; and
  • a public medical technology company in litigation proceedings commenced against the company by minority shareholders of one of the company’s subsidiaries.

* Includes transactions completed by the lawyer prior to joining Appleby

Qualifications & Education

  • High Court of Hong Kong SAR
  • High Court of Australia
  • Supreme Court of Western Australia
  • University of Notre Dame Australia, LLB (Hons)

Related People

David Bulley

Managing Partner, Head of Restructuring and Corporate: Hong Kong, Shanghai

T +852 6201 3662
E Email David

Eliot Simpson

Partner: Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5765
E Email Eliot

Lorinda Peasland

Partner: Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5761
E Email Lorinda

Eason Huang

Partner | Shanghai; Registered Foreign Lawyer (England & Wales) | Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5769
E Email Eason

Crystal Au-Yeung

Counsel: Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5767
E Email Crystal

Ida Nylund

Counsel: Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5709
E Email Ida

Michael Makridakis

Consultant: Hong Kong

T +852 9678 9970
E Email Michael

Ray Leung

Associate: Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5718
E Email Ray

Denise Tse

Legal Manager: Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5764
E Email Denise

John McCarroll SC

Partner: Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5771
E Email John

Andrea Ho

Paralegal: Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5712
E Email Andrea

I need to
  • Select your option
  • find a lawyer
  • find an office
  • contact you