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


Work Department

International Business Reorganisations.


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.


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

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.