Barrister Profile

George practises in a number of areas, predominantly but not exclusively acting for claimants. He specialises primarily in actions against the police and housing disrepair, although he also accepts instructions in high-value or complex personal injury claims.

Even when not formally instructed, George is happy to assist where required with issues arising in specific cases or which are of general application. He regularly provides training to both fee earners and expert witnesses in the law and practice of his areas of specialism.

Actions Against the Police

  • Wrongful arrest and detention
  • Excessive use of force
  • Wrongful stop and search or entry and search of premises
  • Malicious prosecution & misfeasance in public office
  • Claims under the Human Rights Act 1998, especially under Articles 3, 5 & 8
  • Judicial review of arrest or search warrants
  • Claims under the DPA 2018 and in misuse of private information & breach of confidence

Landlord and Tenant

  • Disrepair
  • Unfitness for human habitation
  • Personal Injury or property damage under the DPA 72
  • Allocation, Expert Evidence and Costs Recovery

Personal Injury

  • Clinical negligence
  • Asbestos-related and other industrial disease
  • Catastrophic injury

George was called to the Bar in 2013 and is a member of the Inner Temple. He is qualified to accept instructions on a direct access basis.

BA (Hons) in History, University College London
LLB (Hons), Nottingham Law School
BPTC, Kaplan Law School