George Williams

George Williams

Associate, Ho Chi Minh City

Email george.williams@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +84 28 3824 6912

Fax +84 28 3829 5101

LanguagesEnglish, French, Spanish

Practice groupFinance

George is an English qualified lawyer specializing in emerging markets and development finance. He advises companies, international organisations and individuals on complex matters covering a range of sectors, including banking, infrastructure, projects and energy, natural resources, and healthcare.

His experience includes advising multilateral financial institutions, as well as development banks and NGOs, on financings and projects related to improving access to finance, job creation, environmental management and sustainable energy, and access to healthcare and education across South East Asia.

George also has significant dispute resolution experience across areas including cross-border insolvency, projects and construction, oil and gas, and public international law. This includes experience giving advice on pre-contentious strategy, acting on applications for interim relief and in local and multi-jurisdictional enforcement proceedings, and advising on conflict of laws, as well as collecting evidence, interviewing fact and expert witnesses, and drafting complex advocacy documents in both English and French within the context of high-value arbitration and litigation proceedings.

He has represented individuals before English Social Security and Employment Tribunals in association with the Free Representation Unit in London, which includes interviewing witnesses on sensitive topics, witness handling, oral advocacy and the conduct of hearings.

Education and admissions

Education

Postgraduate Diploma (Legal Practice), Oxford Institute of Legal Practice, with distinction, 2010

Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP Law School, 2009

Master of Mathematics, University of Oxford, first class, 2007

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