Overview

George Fisher is an associate in the Construction & Engineering Department and is a member of the firm’s International Arbitration Group.

George’s main focus is in relation to contentious construction matters and in particular infrastructure projects and international arbitration. He also has a particular interest in energy and transport projects.

George has worked on various high profile and complex cases under different arbitration rules including ICC and LCIA. He has extensive experience of drafting pleadings, expert reports and witness statements and has attended numerous hearings both domestically and internationally.

Spoken Languages

  • English

Experience

  • Acting for a leading UK energy company in relation to arbitration proceedings against the main contractor for the development of an offshore wind farm where total damages claimed amounted to approximately £50 million.
  • Acting for a major international contractor in arbitration proceedings relating to alleged defects in the construction of an offshore wind farm where total damages in dispute amounted to approximately £65 million.
  • Advising a consortium of high profile banks in relation to the financing of the £105 million acquisition of the Walney 1 Offshore Wind Farm.
  • Acting for the Employer in relation to a multi-billion dollar series of claims arising from a major infrastructure project in Central America, including:
    • a $1.2 billion delay and disruption claim;
    • a $500 million claim in relation to concrete production;
    • a $350 million claim in respect of major mechanical components of the project; and
    • a $200 million claim in respect of temporary structures.
  • Acting for a major international contractor in relation to defending potential claims for defective work by the developer of a Middle-Eastern airport hub.

Education

BPP Law School, Accelerated LPC

BPP Law School, General Diploma in Law

University of Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MA Classics

Admissions

  • England and Wales