Peter North

Associate, London



Peter North is an associate in our global Tax practice based in London.

Peter's recent experience includes negotiating the tax provisions in M&A deals and advising corporate clients in respect of cross-border investment and structuring, finance, employment taxation and VAT.

Immediately prior to joining White & Case, Peter was a Tax Manager in the International Tax and Transaction Services team at one of the Big Four accounting firms in New Zealand, and before that a solicitor in the tax team at one of New Zealand's leading law firms. During this time Peter specialised in cross-border taxation matters, particularly structuring and financial services transfer pricing, goods and services tax, and tax controversy.

Peter also has a keen interest in tax policy, having authored various tax policy submissions and appeared at Government select committees.

Bars and Courts
New Zealand
University of Auckland


Representation of Avast plc on its $8billion merger with NortonLifeLock Inc.

Representation of The Carlyle Group on its acquisition of 1E Limited.

Representation of CVC Capital Partners on its acquisition of a majority stake in ExamWorks Group Inc.

Representation of infrastructure company on construction and operation of a new Asia Pacific subsea fibre optic cable network advising on, amongst other issues, initial cross-border structuring, intragroup transaction pricing and subsequent private equity investment.*

Representation of NZX listed and Fortune 500 companies in tax disputes with New Zealand's Inland Revenue and establishment of global transfer pricing policies.*

*Experience prior to joining White & Case