Peter King is a partner in the Corporate group in London. Peter is recognised as one of the leading lawyers in the London market in public and private M&A and equity capital markets. His principal areas of work are cross-border M&A and equity capital markets business, including leading major transaction work personally. Peter advises boards of directors on corporate governance and related issues, including the UK Bribery Act 2010. Industries in which he has particular expertise include financial services, mining, information technology and utilities. He is a regular speaker at conferences and seminars on matters such as the UK Takeover Code, London listing rules and anti-corruption programmes.
Peter is chair of the firm’s London Pro Bono and Charity Committee, responsible for deciding on strategy and policy for pro bono legal work, acceptance and allocation of pro bono work and charitable donations. He is a member of the firm’s worldwide Pro Bono Committee. He is also the Money Laundering Reporting Officer for the firm’s London office and a member of the firm’s worldwide Ethics Committee.
Peter is a trustee of several UK charities, a director of the Salvation Army International, and was a founder, together with Archbishop Desmond Tutu, of the Tutu Foundation UK.
He is ranked as one of the leading individual lawyers in corporate finance and capital markets in the most recent editions of both Chambers UK and Legal 500 UK.
Solicitor (England & Wales)