Sheila George

British Virgin Islands
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Expertise and Professional Background

Sheila George is a partner in Harneys' BVI office and head of the Private Client Department. She has been a partner since 1997. Sheila specialises in all aspects of British Virgin Islands property law and has extensive experience in commercial property acquisition and disposal. She acts for developers and handles all aspects of property financing, management and leasing. She provides advice to foreign nationals on acquisition of property in the British Virgin Islands for private or commercial use, on establishing businesses in the British Virgin Islands, and on various immigration and labour issues. Sheila is a notary public in the British Virgin Islands.

Sheila is recognised as being amongst the world’s leading private client lawyers by Citywealth Leaders List and is recommended by Legal 500.  


Norman Manley Law School (Legal Education Certificate) 1991
University of the West Indies (LLB) 1989

Bar Admissions

British Virgin Islands 1991
Anguilla 1999


Citywealth: Sheila is consistently recognised on Citywealth Leaders List and Citywealth’s IFC Power Women Top 200 List which recognises 200 of the “most powerful women in government, private wealth, education, private client advisory and philanthropy across the international financial centres (IFCs).”

Legal 500: Sheila is recommended by Legal 500 as a leading trusts and private client practitioner in the BVI.

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