Kate Eades

Partner, Head of Corporate Deals and Structuring, KPMG Law

KPMG in the UK

Kate is an experienced corporate lawyer with 20 years of business advisory and transactional with a proven track record of advising on cross-border and domestic M&A, joint venture and corporate finance transactions. Kate worked at international law firms, Mayer Brown and Greenberg Traurig before joining KPMG Law. Kate has spent time on secondment to the General Counsel’s offices of a multinational pharmaceutical company and a leading global insurance organisation.

She is recommended in Chambers and Partners for mid-market M&A work which states that she is “diligent, innovative and very capable of bringing solutions”.

  • BA (Hons), German & Management Studies, University of Leeds, England

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Law

  • Solicitors' Regulation Authority (SRA) Authorised

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) Affiliate member

  • Corporate finance - Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Private equity - acting for private equity funds, management teams and sellers selling to private equity

  • Corporate reorganisations and restructures - domestic and cross-border

  • Equity fundraisings and investments - acting for both investors and investees

  • Management incentive plans - establishing and amending management equity incentive plans