George is an experienced competition lawyer and commercial litigator.
George predominantly focuses on front- and back-end competition and consumer matters. He regularly advises clients in relation to Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) investigations and competition and regulatory issues involving mergers. Clients frequently seek George's advice on dealings with the ACCC and other regulators, and he presents seminars on competition and consumer law issues to both clients and industry bodies.
George has a strong regulatory litigation practice. He has acted in matters against the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, the Australian Taxation Office, the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions, the Australian Federal Police, various State taxation authorities, and other regulators.
He has also appeared for clients at public inquiries conducted by regulators.George also has extensive experience in intellectual property litigation. He acts for clients in litigation to enforce and defend intellectual property rights, including in relation to patents, trade marks, copyright, confidential information, and in actions relating to misleading or deceptive conduct and passing off.
George continues to practice as a general commercial litigator. He has appeared in Federal and State courts and tribunals across Australia, and regularly acts for clients in relation to various commercial disputes.