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About Georges

Georges is a civil and common law trained international business lawyer qualified in Switzerland, England and Wales, France and Canada (Quebec). He has acted as lead counsel in international projects and transactions in dozens of countries worldwide, including in Africa, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas.

Georges has wide-ranging experience in corporate, commercial and international business law, including joint ventures, M&A, projects, reorganisations, public-private partnerships, venture capital, privatisations, licensing and concessions, trade finance, ethics/compliance, corporate governance and international trade. He also has longstanding experience advising international organisations, not-for-profit entities, trusts, foundations, associations, family offices and charities. He has advised clients across a broad range of industry sectors, including shipping, commodities, construction, energy, infrastructure, telecoms, technology, life sciences, luxury products and real estate.

Georges has been repeatedly recognised in the Legal 500, Chambers’ Global, Who’s Who Legal Switzerland and the Swiss Who’s Who. He is a former President of the Canadian-Swiss Chamber of Commerce and sits on the Foreign Lawyers’ Commission of the Geneva Bar Association. Georges previously was a partner in, and/or sat on the Board of Directors of, international law firms in Geneva, London, Doha and Montreal. He also went on secondments with the International Trade Law Branch of the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs (UNOLA / UNCITRAL) and the Legal Liaison Office of the United Nations Office in Geneva (UNOG).