PwC Legal continues corporate expansion with new partner hire

Published at 00:01 AM on 22 September 2015

John Ambertonhas joined PwC Legal as a partner in its international business reorganisations team.

John joins from Baker & McKenzie where he worked in the London corporate reorganisations team for nearly ten years. He has considerable experience leading on large scale cross-border corporate structuring, business transformation, integration, separation and rationalisation projects for large multinationals.

He will help to grow PwC Legal’s reorganisations team, which is made up of lawyers in 85 territories, providing legal structuring capabilities as part of an integrated multi-disciplinary approach, alongside PwC tax and accounting professionals.

John Amberton, PwC legal partner, commented:

“I am delighted to be joining PwC Legal. The international business reorganisations practice continues to see significant growth, and with the most geographically extensive legal network and access to other PwC experts across the whole range of disciplines, PwC Legal is an ideal place to deliver seamless service to clients.”

John’s appointment follows a number of recent senior hires by PwC Legal. Oliver Williams recently joined from DLA as a partner in M&A, alongside Peter Workman who joined the same team from King Wood & Mallesons in April.  Fraser Sparks also joined as a pensions partner from Stephenson Harwood.

Shirley Brookes, senior partner at PwC Legal, said:

“It is great to have John as part of our team. With the introduction of the corporate tax reform and the pick-up in the global economy and transaction market, international business reorganisations in particular is a key growth area for PwC Legal. John’s international experience will help us build on the fantastic work the Corporate team are already doing.”

ENDS

 


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