George is a Senior Associate in the Property Disputes team and is also a qualified solicitor advocate. George advises on a range of contentious property matters with a particular focus on commercial landlord and tenant matters (including related insolvency issues) and disputes under the Electronic Communications Code.
George joined Osborne Clarke as a trainee in September 2019, qualifying as a solicitor in September 2021 and as a solicitor advocate in July 2023. During his training contract, George was seconded to VICE Media as Legal Counsel.
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George is responsible for managing outreach with universities, students, graduates and related organisations as part of his role as Universities Representative on OC's Social Diversity committee.
Following his client secondment, George was commended on his diligence, good humour and level-headedness, as well as working beyond his experience level as a trainee.
Acted for the operator in the Upper Tribunal and Court of Appeal, securing a judgment clarifying the appropriate renewal procedure under the Electronic Communications Code in a particular property ownership scenario, with wide-reaching implications across the industry.
Acted for the operator, securing a judgment that for the first time provided welcome clarity on a wealth of terms frequently in dispute under the Electronic Communications Code, many in the favour of operators.
Judgment guides on a 'gap' in the telecoms regime when site providers grant a concurrent lease to a third party
Landowners and local authorities are likely to welcome having an additional method of recourse, through criminal enforcement channels, when faced...
Cornerstone v University of the Arts London decision has potential to help unlock stalled Code negotiations
Tribunal provides clarity on terms typically contained in agreements under the Electronic Communications Code that could help boost the rollout...