George is an asset management lawyer, specialising in structuring investment funds. He focuses on private funds investing in illiquid strategies, including private equity, venture, credit, infrastructure and real estate.
George is a managing associate in our Financial Services group in London. He acts for a range of fund sponsors, from large institutional managers to smaller managers launching their first fund. He has detailed knowledge of legal and regulatory issues affecting fund managers, as well as market terms and investor demands.
George has substantial experience of international fund projects. He has worked on funds investing in established markets such as the US, UK and mainland Europe, through to Hong Kong, Singapore, China and Africa, managed by local managers and attracting capital from across the globe.
Since joining Simmons & Simmons in 2014, George has completed secondments to BlackRock, China International Capital Corporation, and Hong Kong.