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 a lawyer in the corporate team in our Hong Kong office. He works across the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector, with a particular focus on advising tech-driven businesses.

George analyzes, drafts and negotiates a broad range of commercial contracts and strategic arrangements for his clients in various industries. His experience includes: supply, outsourcing, agency and distribution arrangements, data protection and cyber security, and fintech. 

As a registered foreign lawyer in Hong Kong, George brings a good 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.

Conducting regional surveys of data protection and e-privacy laws throughout the region for international clients

Advising Asia Pacific businesses on the potential extra-territorial applicability of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Preparing intra-group contractual arrangements for a global insurance client regarding the provision of and access to IT services

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