Experience

George Davies has a broad common law and commercial practice. His common law work includes acting for insurers in the defence of fraudulent claims, acting for both claimants and defendants in personal injury work as well as representing interested parties at inquests. George also undertakes an increasing amount of commercial work in the High Court (including civil fraud and contempt proceedings).

George first gained experience of civil fraud proceedings whilst working as a litigation solicitor in the London office of Baker & McKenzie LLP.

Whilst working as a solicitor, he was seconded to the FSA’s Enforcement Division leading to his experience of regulatory and disciplinary work.

Directories

He has been described in Chambers & Partners 2015 as: ‘Extremely helpful when it comes to complex matters.’

Education

Pembroke College, Oxford (MA PPE)
College of Law, Guildford
Inns of Court School of Law

Professional Memberships

LCLCBA
PIBA
CBA

Public Access

Undertakes Public Access work

Connect

Sherwood v Janssen QBD

Acted for the claimant in a civil fraud action for £500,000 against a foreign-based individual who challenged jurisdiction. The claim was settled after the defendant was subjected to a worldwide freezing order and he submitted to jurisdiction

‘Mr. R’ v ‘X’ Asset Management Co. QBD

Currently acting for an individual investor against an asset management company. The case concerns alleged professional negligence and alleged breaches of various regulatory standards.

ACCA v X ACCA

Acted for an accountant in proceedings before the ACCA

Euro Aerials v Sagemcom QBD

Acted for the claimant company in an action for lost management time and other consequential losses which flowed from a defective software update. The claim settled at mediation

Markham & Another v Burns QBD

Acted for the claimants in contempt proceedings brought against an individual who was the subject of a domestic freezing order.

Byron v Runacres Central London County Court

Acted for the claimant in successful high-value County Court restitution proceedings brought against a former business associate

Balls v Burns QBD

Acted for the claimant in successful proceedings for a domestic freezing injunction in order to aid the execution of a default judgment

Ali v D’Brass [2011] EWCA Civ 1594

Acted for the respondent where the Court of Appeal overruled the trial judge’s dismissal of a claim for personal injury arising out of a road traffic collision and substituted its own apportionment of liability

Parker v FSA [FSMT] Decision No. 37, 2006

Junior counsel for the FSA in successful market abuse proceedings brought against a manager who had been employed by a UK Plc.

McCaughey v USA [2006] EWHC 248 (Admin).

Acted for the Claimant who sought to challenge his extradition to the USA on medical grounds

TGC Fraud Newsletter Issue VI – September 2017

21st September 2017

Please see link below for Issue 6 of TGC Fraud Update, a publication we have set up with the stated aim of facilitating the sharing of information about decided claims involving issues of road traffic fraud and related matters.


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TGC Fraud Update v3 – June 2016

22nd June 2016

Stemming the tide of the fraud.
Please see link below for the third edition of TGC Fraud Update, a publication we have set up with the stated aim of facilitating the sharing of information about decided claims involving issues of road traffic fraud and related matters.


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TGC Fraud Update February 2016

3rd February 2016

Facing up to the challenge of fraud rings.
Please see link below for the second edition of TGC Fraud Update, a publication which was set up with the stated aim of facilitating the sharing of information about decided claims involving issues of road traffic fraud and related matters. Thank you also for all of the kind words and helpful feedback received about the inaugural edition.

 


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TGC Fraud Update v3 – June 2016

22nd June 2016

Stemming the tide of the fraud.

Please see link below for the third edition of TGC Fraud Update, a publication we have set up with the stated aim of facilitating the sharing of information about decided claims involving issues of road traffic fraud and related matters.


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