George Weston

Partner, Harneys

George Weston is a partner in our Corporate practice group and advises on all aspects of corporate and commercial law, including mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, downstream private equity investments, joint ventures, public and private share offerings, capital raisings, and corporate reorganisations. Although he works with clients in a wide range of industry sectors across the globe, George has particular expertise working with leading law firms and private equity investors on cross-border corporate acquisitions and joint ventures with a technology or real estate element (including hotels and hospitality). He leads our SPAC practice group in the Americas and has considerable experience of both IPOs and business combinations.

Prior to joining Harneys, George spent seven years in the London office of Paul Hastings, where he worked on a number of high profile corporate transactions. He also completed a secondment in an ECM team at JP Morgan Chase.

George has been widely quoted and published in a variety of media including CNBC, MergerMarket, Legal Business, Asian Business Law Review, Business Law Today, Practical Law Company Magazine, the British Tax Review and the International Financial Law Review. George is a member of the International Bar Association, and he serves as an industry elected director of BVI Finance. He is also a member of the statutory Company Law Advisory and Review Committee and consults regularly with the BVI government and regulators on the development of corporate law in the BVI.