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George Fahey

George specialises in complex, high-value commercial litigation.

George's past and present clients include: publicly listed banks and other lending institutions; 'Big Four' accountancy firms; family offices; real estate investors; and High Net Worth individuals.

George's expertise spans a wide range of commercial litigation - with particular experience in bringing and defending professional negligence claims in the High Court. Much of his work also involves allegations or issues of fraud.

Directory quotes

"George Fahey is a superb young solicitor. Hard working and real judgment. Always showed both an understanding of the bigger picture and a real grasp of its granular detail. A star of the future" - The Legal 500 UK, 2021 edition - Commercial Litigation

Relevant work

Acted for a U.S. real estate developer against a leading litigation funder in proceedings before the London Court of International Arbitration. The claim value was in excess of $50 million.

Acted for a real estate investment firm in multi-million pound court proceedings against an American asset management firm. The dispute related to the aborted sale of a £350m+ business park.

Acted in proceedings arising out of the JSC BTA Bank -v- Ablyazov litigation in which he represented a client at a three-day High Court trial which necessitated arrangements for evidence to be taken from outside of the jurisdiction, via video-link and an interpreter.

Acted for the claimant in a dispute over a high-value property involving complex allegations of fraud perpetrated over a number of years.

Acted for a client in the successful registration and enforcement of a Malaysian judgment in England, managing the impact of simultaneous Malaysian and English insolvency proceedings.