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IBA Annual Conference Miami 2022

30 Oct - 4 Nov 2022

Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, USA

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Georgia Dawson


Georgia Dawson is the Senior Partner of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and has a background in internal and regulatory investigations, complex multi-jurisdictional litigation, and compliance advice in relation to anti-money laundering, anti-bribery and corruption and human rights. She has worked on significant cross-border mandates across a range of jurisdictions in APAC, Europe, Africa and Central Asia. Georgia has been named as one of Financial News’ 100 Most Influential Women in Finance (October 2022) and in 2021 she was recognised as an ALB Southeast Asia Law Awards Woman Lawyer of the Year. Georgia was also named an Innovative Leader in the Financial Times Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards 2020. She has been included by the Financial Times and Yahoo! in the OUTstanding Top 50 LGBT+ Ally Executives Role Model lists in 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019 and 2018 and by Stonewall as its Global Senior Champion in 2019. Georgia is admitted to practice in Hong Kong, England & Wales and New South Wales, and she is a registered foreign lawyer in Singapore. She holds a first-class degree in law from the University of Sydney and a Master’s degree in international relations from Cambridge University, where she studied as a Chevening scholar.