George is a civil fraud and commercial litigator, acting in English and international disputes.
George works for individuals and corporate clients bringing and defending high-value commercial claims. These disputes commonly involve allegations of fraud against directors, agents and advisors.
George’s experience includes obtaining urgent interim relief in the English High Court and other jurisdictions, including BVI and Cayman, as well as asset tracing involving intensive investigations into transactions and entities all around the world. George has acted on behalf of shareholders seeking to recover losses running to billions of dollars, and on behalf of large claimant groups in multi-party tax litigation.
George trained with Peters & Peters, during which time he was actively involved in successfully defending extradition proceedings, and assisted with Interpol matters, counter-surveillance and personal private security, and enforcement actions brought by the Serious Fraud Office and HM Revenue & Customs.
Prior to joining the firm, George worked on an insider dealing prosecution at the FCA, and a £300 million damages claim arising from allegations of prosecutorial misconduct at the SFO.
Acting on a £40 million freezing order and fraud claims in five jurisdictions, acting for Turkish claimant.
Advising 140 claimants in complex multi-party tax and fraud litigation.
Representing the owner of a large Emirati business on high-value fraud claims against UK directors.
Obtaining a £20 million freezing order in support of German proceedings against an art fraudster.