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George Willis

Registered Foreign Lawyer
Hong Kong

George Willis
Languages
English
Practice Group
Corporate

George is an associate in the commercial team in our Hong Kong office. He works across the technology, media and telecommunications sector, with a particular focus on advising tech driven businesses.

George analyses, drafts and negotiates a broad range of commercial contracts and strategic arrangements for his clients. His experience includes: supply, outsourcing, agency and distribution arrangements, sponsorship and endorsement agreements, data protection and cyber security, and fintech.

As a registered foreign lawyer in Hong Kong, George brings an understanding of the European business and regulatory environment to his work in the Asia-Pacific region, supporting the team's cross-jurisdictional work.

Representative experience

Advising a leading global bank on the outsourcing of its recruitment functions across Asia Pacific.

Advising various TMT sector businesses on M&A and commercial ventures in the European and Asia Pacific regions.

Seconded to the data protection legal team of a leading global bank to drive the bank's response to the invalidation of the Safe Harbour regime.

Acting for sports players, clubs, brands and governing bodies on a broad range of commercial and regulatory matters in the sports sector.

Education and admissions

Education

  • LL.B., Nottingham Law School, 2011
  • Bachelor of Music, University of Nottingham, 2009

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • England and Wales

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