Peter King is a partner in the Corporate group of Weil’s London office. He has over 30 years of experience across a wide range of industries, transaction types and geographies, with a particular interest in India. His principal areas of work are cross-border M&A and equity capital markets with a particular industry focus on the financial services, mining, information technology and utilities sectors.
Peter also advises boards of directors on corporate governance and related issues, including the UK Bribery Act 2010 and is also 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 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.
Peter is highly ranked in Chambers UK for Equity Capital Markets and Corporate/M&A where he has been described as having “a wealth of experience across the full range of capital markets matters”. Peter is also recognised as a Leading Lawyer for Equity Capital Markets in IFLR 1000 UK 2014. He has also been listed in Thomson Reuters’ ‘Super Lawyers’ 2013 for M&A.
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