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George Weston Senior Associate

Corporate & Commercial
+1 284 852 4333
+1 284 346 9673

Expertise and Professional Background

George Weston is a senior associate in Harneys’ Corporate and Commercial practice. He advises on all aspects of BVI corporate and commercial law, including mergers and acquisitions, downstream private equity investments, joint ventures, public and private share offerings, takeovers and corporate reorganisations for clients within a wide range of industry sectors across the globe.

George has particular expertise working with leading law firms and private equity investors on cross-border corporate acquisitions and joint ventures with a technology or real estate element. 
 

Highlights of George’s recent experience include:
George joined Harneys in 2015, having previously spent seven years in the London office of Paul Hastings, an international law firm. While at Paul Hastings he also undertook a secondment at JP Morgan Chase in London.

Directories

Legal 500: George is ranked by Legal 500 as a Next Generation Lawyer in the British Virgin Islands.

Education & Admissions

Education
College of Law of England & Wales (LPC) 2008
Southampton Solent University (Graduate Diploma in Law) 2007
University of Southampton (BA) 2006
Bar Admissions
England & Wales 2010 (not practicing)
British Virgin Islands 2015

Expertise

BVI
Corporate and Commercial
BVI Corporate & Commercial

Publications

As the largest law firm in the BVI, Harneys has consistently worked on the biggest and most complex mergers and acquisitions (M&A) involving BVI companies. As we head into the last quarter of 2017, M&A both globally and in the BVI in particular... read more

Latest Deals

Harneys recently acted for the National Bank of the Virgin Islands in relation to a multi-million dollar share issuance. The Social Security Board of the British Virgin Islands became the bank’s second largest shareholder by way of private... read more