PwC Australia’s Acquisition of Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills

Maddocks has advised leading tax advisory firm, Greenwoods, on its merger with PwC Australia, with the deal representing a shift in tax advisory work in the Australian market.

Australian tax advisory firm, Greenwoods, will join PwC Australia mid this year with 15 market-leading tax partners and 50 staff joining the firm. 

The combination of Greenwoods and PwC Australia will create a distinctive offering in the market, building on PwC Australia’s existing market leadership with an expanded suite of capabilities for clients. 

PwC Australia provides industry-focused assurance, advisory, and tax services to public, private, and government clients.

The Maddocks’ team was lead Partner Ron Smooker (Picture) with support from Partner Bruce Heddle, Jacqueline Picone, Simon Coates-Peacock and Oliver Wahlstrom.

Involved fees earner: Simon Coates-Peacock – Maddocks; Bruce Heddle – Maddocks; Jacqueline Picone – Maddocks; Ron Smooker – Maddocks; Oliver Wahlstrom – Maddocks;

Law Firms: Maddocks;

Clients: Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills ;

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Author: Sonia Carcano