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George Hayman QC

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Chancery: Commercial , Fraud: Civil
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Chancery: Commercial - London (Bar)

Band 3

George Hayman QC
Strengths: "Very down to earth and approachable. "He pitches things in a really user-friendly manner."
Recent work: Acted in Wilton Trustees v AFS Trustee Ltd, a multi-party claim in the BVI Commercial Court concerning the ownership and treatment of trust assets.
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Fraud: Civil - London (Bar)

Band 4

George Hayman QC
George Hayman QC is a well-liked silk who takes on challenging fraud cases as part of a practice that also encompasses wider commercial chancery and media law. He is adept at obtaining and responding to injunctions such as freezing orders. His cases involve various allegations including deceit and breach of trust.
Strengths: "A very diligent and careful barrister who is excellent on complex matters and very persuasive in court." "A pleasure to work with - he is able to absorb lots of information and identify the key strengths and weaknesses in a position." "He's brilliant with clients and is able to bring them on-side even when the advice is not easy to hear."
Recent work: Represented the defendant in Tugushev v Orlov and Others, a USD350 million fraud claim concerning the ownership of a vast international fishing business run by the Norebo Group.
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Practice Areas

George specialises in commercial litigation and arbitration. His practice covers business agreements and heavy fraud and contract disputes of all kinds, often involving a major international element and across all sectors. In addition to being a trial lawyer, he is adept at navigating the full spectrum of interim orders such as asset freezing injunctions, other interim injunctions, disclosure orders and Norwich Pharmacal Relief.

He has extensive advocacy experience in the Commercial Court, the Chancery Division and the Court of Appeal in England. George is also called to the Bar of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (BVI), and the Trinidad & Tobago Bar and frequently appears in litigation in that region.

Recent high-profile cases include Tugushev v. Orlov (fraud, contract, and freezing injunction), Auden McKenzie v. Patel (misrepresentation), The Namalco Litigation in Trinidad & Tobago (construction and contract), The Libyan Investment Authority v. SocGen (fraud and bribery), and Tatneft v. Bogolyubov (fraud).

Career

Called to the Bar 1998; Appointed QC 2018; Called to the Bar of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (BVI) 2013; Called to the Bar of Trinidad & Tobago 2019.

Professional Memberships

COMBAR, Chancery Bar Association.

Personal

Cambridge University, MA Law.

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