Banking and finance
- Dispute resolution
- – Company disputes
- – Financial services
- – Fraud
– Professional negligence
- Restructuring and insolvency
Georgina is the head of the Dispute Resolution Group at RK and advises on a broad spectrum of commercial disputes.
She acts in cases across most of the commercial divisions of the High Court, resolving disputes through arbitration and many forms of ADR, including mediation, expert determinations and mini-trials.
Acting for a wide variety of commercial entities, including companies, lenders, investors, financial institutions, private equity funds and loan servicers on all forms of disputes arising from their businesses, Georgina is known for her expertise in asset recovery, fraud and professional negligence claims, having advised the claimant in most of the precedent case law in this field.
She advises on a wide spectrum of commercial disputes including breach of companies law, corporate fraud, shareholder claims and unfair prejudice petitions, breach of directors’ duties, misfeasance and preferences, including claims in corporate insolvency.
Georgina has expertise in insurance and reinsurance claims, concentrating on coverage and professional indemnity disputes and has been involved in many high profile cases in the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court.
Georgina has considerable expertise in advising on construction and real estate related disputes. She has handled many claims arising from construction projects, developments, real estate finance and joint ventures.
Having qualified as a solicitor in 1983, Georgina is also a qualified mediator. She is a past Chair of the Law Society Litigation Committee, a founder committee member of TeCSA and has served on the TCC and Chancery Users Committee. She currently sits on the committee of the London Solicitors Litigation Association.
Georgina is recognised in The Legal 500, UK edition (2023) as being “very impressive for her approachability, the way she approaches litigation, and her grasp of pertinent issues at such high speed” as well as “very upbeat and ambitious in her approach”. Clients quoted in the 2022 Legal 500 guide commented that “Georgina Squire provides first-class commercial litigation advice – she is extremely professional and someone you want in your corner. A standout star, and despite being the senior partner, she is fully involved in all the detail of cases – a very talented lawyer and strategist”.