George Burn is a partner in the Vinson & Elkins International Dispute Resolution Group. He is based in the firm’s London office and is a seasoned advocate, appearing in international arbitration proceedings, representing companies, individuals and States. He is admitted in England as a Solicitor-Advocate.
George’s practice covers both
Investor-State arbitration and commercial arbitration, and has involved the
full range of arbitral seats and arbitral rules (ICSID, UNCITRAL, ICC, LCIA,
SIAC, SCC, PCA, CRCICA, CIArb etc). The cases on which George works involve
issues of public international law, private international law, English law and
the law of numerous other jurisdictions. George’s cases often involve
complex or novel issues of jurisdiction, and he has worked on various cases in
which the relationship between Investor-State law and criminal law (national
and international) has been at issue. He also has experience of
challenging INTERPOL Red Notices.