Georgina Bayley

Special counsel | London

Georgina is special counsel in the litigation and arbitration team.

She specialises in heavyweight commercial disputes, both international and domestic, acting for a variety of clients ranging from companies to high net individuals to charities. Her experience includes dealing with complex contractual disputes, contentious insolvency and arbitration. However, in recent years, her practice has focused on fraud (including asset tracing) and shareholder disputes.

Georgina also has a particular interest in, and experience of, judicial review matters. She is regularly instructed by coroners seeking specialist advice on coronial law in relation to inquests and has also advised public authorities on bringing procurement challenges against public bodies. She regularly assists other departments within the firm with judicial review matters.

Secretary Christine Woodroffe


Special counsel Georgina Bayley ‘gives clear-headed advice’.

Legal 500 UK, 2017

special counsel Georgina Bayley is patient, highly organised and diligent.

Legal 500 UK, 2018

Track record



Acting for a former employee bringing a claim in the London High Court against an international bank in relation to contractual entitlements and substantial damages.

Acting for the former General Manager of The Money Exchange in relation to a s236 application for a private examination brought by the Joint Liquidators for SICl and SHL - relates to the proceedings brought in Cayman by AHAB against Maan Al Sanea & Others.

Acting for an individual following the breakdown of the relationship with his fellow shareholders in a private surgical practice. We brought an unfair prejudice petition claim against an LLP although managed to negotiate a settlement.

England & Wales, 2006

London Court of International Arbitration Young Arbitration Group



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