Another bold move by PWC which adds more to their legal offering - in both depth and capability. Their potential to fund significant growth is clear so I expect much more of this to follow, both in the UK and other territories.
Edmundson said that the office will focus on services that are relevant to US-based multinationals doing business abroad, including international corporate structuring, M&A support, labour, financial services, immigration, cybersecurity and data protection, corporate secretarial, tax controversy and dispute resolution. “We don’t regard ourselves as a traditional law firm,” he said. “We don’t look at legal services in isolation - it’s just one part of a broader offering.”