George Willis

George Willis

Registered Foreign Lawyer, Hong Kong

Email george.willis@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +852 2840 5915

Fax +852 2219 0222

LanguagesEnglish

Practice groupCorporate

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.

Education and admissions

Education

LL.B., Nottingham Law School, 2011

Bachelor of Music, University of Nottingham, 2009

Bar admissions and qualifications

England and Wales

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.

Latest thinking and events

Hogan Lovells Publications

Asia data protection and cybersecurity guide 2018

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