Tom Lewis > PwC LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile
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International Business Reorganisations.
Tom is a Director in PwC’s International Business Reorganisations legal team, and is based in London in the UK.
He has over 13 years’ experience of reorganisation work. Tom specialises in advising multinational clients on complex cross-border reorganisation projects in connection with pre and post M&A activities (including IPOs), group simplification, inbound investment, intra-group financing and more general legal structuring advice, such as legal entity formation, reserves planning and dividend facilitation.
Tom began his career at a US law firm (Shearman & Sterling), before moving to KPMG and then PwC. He regularly works alongside tax, accounting and other professionals at PwC to deliver seamless multidisciplinary solutions for our clients.
Tom focuses on the PLS sector and his recent experience includes leading the legal implementation of a global pre IPO reorganisation for Eli Lilly, a project that involved PwC providing legal advice in more than 70 countries worldwide.
Tom is PwC’s legal representative on the firm’s Japanese Business Network, and regularly advises Japanese headquartered multinational looking to undertake investment and transactions in the UK.
In addition to his client facing role, Tom has recently been appointed as the firm’s Trainee Director with responsibility for supervising the Trainee programme, from hiring of graduates to the Trainee experience and qualification process.
Tom began his career at a US law firm (Shearman & Sterling), before moving to KPMG and then PwC.
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.
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