George specialises in matrimonial finance and co-habitation disputes. He is also instructed in private law children proceedings, international child abduction and he accepts single joint instructions to prepare written advice to both parties as a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (on a without prejudice basis).

George advises and acts in all aspects of matrimonial finance and related enforcement, as well as TOLATA 1996 and cases pursuant to Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989. George was recently junior counsel (led by James Turner QC) in the Supreme Court case of Gohil v Gohil [2015] Fam.89 (CA); [2016] A.C. 849 (UKSC).

George regularly advises and acts in all types of private law children case, including:

  • Child arrangements, including residence and contact
  • Internal and external relocation
  • Change of school
  • Change of name
  • Fact-finding hearings

George regularly advised and acts in all aspects of international and internal child abduction, including:

  • applications for summary return pursuant to the 1980 Hague Convention
  • applications pursuant to the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court
  • Wardship
  • location orders
  • injunctive relief

George is available to conduct private FDRs.

Awards and Scholarships

  • Queen Mother’s Scholarship (Middle Temple, GDL year)
  • Benefactors Scholarship (Middle Temple, BVC year)
  • Access to Justice Foundation Student Prize
  • Inter-Law Schools Advocacy Competition

Education

  • Sevenoaks School (Pipemakers’ Scholar)
  • University College London (B.Sc Psychology)
  • City University (GDL)
  • BPP Law School (Bar Vocational Course)

Professional Memberships

Family Law Bar Association

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