Georgia is a dispute resolution lawyer based in our Dubai office with particular experience in complex cross-border commercial litigation and international arbitration.
Prior to joining our Dubai litigation team, Georgia worked in commercial dispute resolution in our London office for 5 years. During this time, Georgia has enjoyed a split-focus practice between commercial litigation in the English High Court and a diverse international arbitration practice.
Georgia represents clients on a wide range of fraud, commercial, corporate and financial services disputes and regulatory issues. Recent litigation work has included a range of breach of contract claims, shareholder, directors duties, SPA and warranty disputes and corporate fraud matters. Georgia regularly advises high-net worth individuals as well as multinational corporations across a range of sectors including natural resources, energy and telecommunications.
Georgia’s international arbitration work this year has been before LCIA, LMAA, ICC and ad-hoc arbitral bodies and has spanned the USA, Zambia, Switzerland, France, Norway and the Middle East.
Georgia is admitted to practice in England and Wales.
- Acting on disputes before various arbitral bodies (ICC, LCIA, LMAA), ad hoc arbitrations in London and arbitration appeal claims in the High Court. Recent experience includes defending a multi-million USD dispute concerning allegations of unjust enrichment, knowing receipt and dishonest assistance.
- Representing a large AIM listed company in connection with a shareholder dispute and the defence of a claim for unfair prejudice.
- Advising companies and individuals in connection with investigations into allegations of wrongdoing such as fraud, bribery, corruption and money laundering.
- Defence of worldwide freezing order in connection with representing a manufacturer of aerospace-grade titanium components in a USD $125m claim. This claim involved complex contractual construction arguments and significant factual and expert evidence (including technical and foreign legal experts), large-scale disclosure (+3 terabytes), appeal work and international enforcement issues across Norway and the USA.