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Georgia Roy

Georgia Roy

Solicitor

Georgia is a solicitor in the Sydney disputes team specialising in complex commercial litigation and regulatory investigations. 

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Experience

Georgia is a commercial litigator with experience advising a wide range of corporate clients in complex commercial disputes and regulatory matters.

Georgia has a particular focus on climate change litigation and advisory work. Georgia works with clients across a range of industries and has particular experience in energy and resources, financial services and technology & telecommunications sectors.

Georgia also regularly contributes to thought leadership in the ESG space, including through the HSF Climate Change 101 podcast and HSF publications. 

Georgia’s recent experience includes acting for: 

  • numerous ASX-listed companies in relation to ESG issues, including in relation to environmental and climate change issues, responding to shareholder activism and defending litigation
  • Colonial First State in a class action relating to the FirstChoice superannuation fund
  • a major telecommunications provider in relation to a regulatory investigation and complaint brought against it in relation to alleged breaches of the Australian Privacy Principles

 

Background

Georgia holds a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland. She is admitted to practise as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia.