Laura Freestone > PwC LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

PwC LLP
1 EMBANKMENT PLACE
LONDON
WC2N 6RH
England

Work Department

International Business Reorganisations.

Position

Laura is a Director and corporate lawyer (qualified in Scotland) in PwC’s International Business Reorganisations legal practice. Laura specialises in strategic global corporate reorganisation projects for international groups. Laura has recently acted on a number of highly technical projects, including those requiring cross-border merger and/or Societas Europaea for Brexit related restructuring projects.

Laura joined PwC in 2010 from Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, where she was a member of the corporate team in London, specialising in M&A and AIM listed work.

Laura spent three years (2012 – 2015) on secondment to PwC’s corporate team in Sydney, Australia.

Career

Laura joined PwC in 2010 from Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > International business reorganisations

(Next Generation Partners)

Laura FreestonePwC LLP

PwC LLP’s practice sits within the firm’s global department, which excels in high-profile carve outs, separations, spin projects and post-deal integration work; the group recently acted for Colfax on the separation of its medical technology business and fabrication technology business into two public companies. The team also has distinct knowledge in specialist areas including providing an IP and operating model offering, which is led by Latika Sharma, and standalone financial services and energy teams led by Kevin King and Keith Bottomley respectively. Georgie Blyth and Cynthia Chan jointly lead the wider business reorganisations practice, which also fields Tom Lewis, who is a key contact for pharmaceuticals, life sciences and Japanese clients; Laura Freestone, who focuses on entity simplification projects; and newly promoted director Harry Wilkins, who specialises in structuring projects.