Tom Ince has joined PwC’s legal practice as a partner in its employment law team. Tom joins from Reed Smith where he was partner and deputy practice group leader of its global employment law practice.

Tom has experience in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law. He has particular expertise in outsourcing and commercial transactions covering multiple jurisdictions and within central and local government. Tom has also worked on large and complex restructuring projects.

At PwC, Tom will lead on employment matters inherent in outsourcing, a significant area of growth, as well as working across all areas of employment law.

Tom Ince commented: ‘I’m delighted to be joining PwC’s thriving legal practice. Businesses are facing unprecedented changes in their workforce, whether that is due to increased regulation across the globe or the changing nature of the workplace. I look forward to working with our clients to solve their employment issues.’

Ed Stacey, head of employment law at PwC, said: ‘We are very pleased to have Tom join our employment law practice. He brings valuable added expertise which will benefit our clients. The PwC practice has the unique ability to work alongside our other HR and reward specialists to provide clients with a broad range of advice and solutions.’

The appointment of Tom Ince follows that of Tom Kerr Williams, formerly partner in the employment team at DLA Piper.