Kevin King > PwC LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

PwC LLP
1 EMBANKMENT PLACE
LONDON
WC2N 6RH
England
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Work Department

Corporate; Financial services.

Position

Kevin is a corporate partner specialising in engagements in the financial services sector.

Kevin has extensive experience advising large multinational financial services clients and other organisations on complex structuring, compliance and corporate transformational projects, frequently leading multidisciplinary teams of professionals on cross-border engagements.

He works closely with global PwC tax, regulatory, accounting and other specialists to provide a combined offering – ensuring that reorganisation projects are implemented taking account of tax and regulatory considerations, and in accordance with their commercial objectives, across all relevant jurisdictions.

Kevin’s recent experience includes advising on several Part VII transfers in the banking sector. He has also advised on several large Brexit restructurings, including an 11 market restructuring of an EEA passported bank. Kevin recently supported an Asian bank on its wind down and transfer of its UK business. Kevin has led the legal work on several Part VII transfers under FSMA 2000 and has worked on several strategy projects advising large global banking and insurance broking clients on their European and global group structures and business models. He also advises clients on regulatory capital issuance.

Kevin joined from KPMG where he built up the legal practice in financial services. He previously worked at Skadden and Slaughter and May.

Career

Kevin joined PwC from KPMG where he built up the legal practice in financial services.  He previously worked at Skadden and Slaughter and May.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > International business reorganisations

Under the joint leadership of the ‘commercial, pragmatic and always availableGeorgie Blyth and Cynthia Chan, who provides ‘innovative, technically robust and practical solutions‘, PwC LLP‘s dedicated international business reorganisations department handles complex multi-jurisdictional projects for a high-profile client roster, which includes BP, Tesco and Fujitsu. The group’s work encompasses pre-deal carve outs, post-deal integrations, restructurings, supply chain transformations, cash repatriation issues and business transfers. Kevin King is the key contact for financial services clients, Tom Lewis focuses on the pharmaceuticals and life sciences sectors, Keith Bottomley specialises in energy-related mandates, and Latika Sharma leads the IP and operating model element of the practice. Laura Freestone is also recommended for entity simplification projects, while senior corporate lawyer Harry Wilkins focuses on pre-deal carve-outs and post-deal integrations.