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Payne Hicks Beach LLP

Work Department

Dispute Resolution


Georgina is a partner in the Dispute Resolution department. She specialises in heavyweight commercial disputes, both international and domestic, acting for a variety of clients ranging from companies to high net worth individuals to charities. Her experience includes dealing with complex contractual disputes, fraud, shareholder issues, contentious insolvency and arbitration. She also often advises in relation to jurisdictional issues, injunctive relief, dispute resolution and governing law clauses and enforcement issues.

Georgina also has a particular interest in, and experience of, judicial review matters. She is regularly instructed by coroners seeking specialist advice on coronial law in relation to inquests and has also advised public authorities on bringing procurement challenges against public bodies.


Withers LLP (2008 – 2021)

Payne Hicks Beach LLP (2021 to date)


College of Law, Guildford (2002 – 2004), PdDL (Distinction) and LPC (Distinction)

Bristol University (1999 – 2002), History (2:1)

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market

(Next Generation Partners)

Georgina BayleyPayne Hicks Beach LLP

The ‘innovative and dynamic team‘ at Payne Hicks Beach LLP handles disputes concerning finance (including financial services), commercial issues, fraud, insolvency, and professional negligence. The team is also instructed in company-related disputes, such as unfair prejudice claims. In addition to acting in media sector litigation, dispute resolution department head Dominic Crossley advises educational and sporting institutions, politicians, public sector bodies, and entrepreneurs; and Lucas Mooreidentifies the quickest possible route to the solution‘. Providing further partner-level support are experienced commercial litigators Georgina BayleyAne Vernon and Paul Dorrans.