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 focussed 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 also regularly assists the employment employment team with high value claims in the High Court.

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

Georgina Bayley is a very competent and experienced litigator who basically operates at partner level. She gets things done quickly and efficiently and is a joy to work with. She is in complete command of every aspect of a case and has a great eye for detail.

Legal 500 UK, 2021

Track record



Acting for 79 private Russian individuals in relation to a circa US$45 million claim for alleged fraudulent misrepresentation in connection with the sale of loan notes in Russia.

Acting for an insurance company (employer) defending a claim brought by three former employees for wrongful dismissal and damages.

Acting for a private individual in relation to a claim brought by a former chief executive of Juventus for damages and relief pursuant to a disputed joint venture property investment vehicle.

England & Wales, 2006

London Court of International Arbitration Young Arbitration Group



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