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About George Lumbers

George is an associate in our EU disputes team, advising on competition and commercial law disputes and investigations.

George has particular experience in competition-related regulatory investigations and follow-on litigation, including follow-on damages cases before the High Court of England and Wales.

During his time at Freshfields, George has spent six months on secondment to the firm's Berlin office.


Recent work

  • Representing ABB in a number of cartel damages claims arising from the European Commission's infringement decision in relation to power cables, including the leading National Grid v ABB High Court litigation and the BritNed v ABB High Court claim.
  • Acting for a manufacturer in UK High Court environmental litigation.
  • Advising a global bank in relation to the ongoing worldwide investigations into the foreign exchange markets.




  • University of Edinburgh – MA in History
  • BPP University – Graduate Diploma in Law
  • BPP University – Legal Practice Course

Professional qualifications

  • Qualified in England & Wales