George Kairinos was born in 1969. He holds the B.Soc.Sc, B.Iuris and LLB degrees and a postgraduate certificate in Advanced Administrative Law. He was admitted as an advocate of the High Court and joined the Johannesburg Society of Advocates in 1996. He was appointed to the status of senior counsel in 2014. He has sat as an Acting Judge of the High Court in 2014 and 2017 and as an arbitrator in various commercial disputes.

He is a current member of the SAHETI Board and its Constitutional Sub-Committee. He is married and has a daughter in Grade 4 at SAHETI.