Sheila C George

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Sheila C George specialises in all aspects of British Virgin Islands property and commercial law. She works with an array of private clients, including developers and foreign nationals.

Sheila brings to the table over twenty years of extensive experience in commercial and property law, where she has acted for numerous investors, developers, owners of private islands, hotels, resorts and marinas, and private investors. She has also assisted with their various business needs including, acquisitions, sales, leasing, development and reclamation, property financing, business contracts and regulatory permits. In addition, Sheila advises foreign nationals on issues relating to acquiring property for private and commercial use, establishing and structuring businesses, and handling immigration and labour.

Sheila’s experience over the many years include sitting on the board of numerous entities, including regulated and non-regulated entities, statutory bodies, including as chairman of the BVI Social Security Board.

Sheila is a notary public in the BVI.

Recommendations
  • Citywealth: Sheila is consistently recognised on the Citywealth Leaders List and has made IFC Powerwomen Top 200 list for five (5) consecutive years.

  • Legal 500: Sheila is recognised as a “Leading Individual” in the British Virgin Islands Real Estate and Trusts/Private Client rankings

Bar Admissions
  • Anguilla 1999
  • British Virgin Islands 1991
Education
  • Norman Manley Law School (Legal Education Certificate) 1991
  • The University of the West Indies (LLB) 1989