William George

Biography

William George is a member of the Litigation, Insolvency and Restructuring practice group in our BVI office. William has a wide range of litigation experience having acted for listed companies, big four accountancy firms, banks, investment funds, offshore vehicles and high net worth individuals in shareholder disputes, unfair prejudice petitions and commercial disputes deriving from allegations of professional negligence and fraud.  

Examples of Will’s litigation experience includes:

  • Acting for the primary Defendant in Singh v Singh & Anor [2014] EWHC 1060 (Ch), a claim for breach of a purported constructive trust premised on the importation into English common law of religious principles and customs.
  • Acting for the majority shareholder Respondent in Re Edwardian Group Ltd [2018] EWHC 1715 (Ch), unfair prejudice proceedings deriving from various historic and ongoing acts of alleged unfairly prejudicial conduct.
  • Acting for a Fund Manager in its defence of a very high value claim of professional negligence brought in the United Kingdom and in support of related proceedings which originated in Hong Kong and in the Cayman Islands.
  • As a certified Fraud Examiner, Will also has experience in all aspects of global investigations, including e-discovery and data analytics, having conducted wide-ranging internal investigations on behalf of global corporations in Europe, Africa and Asia.

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