October 7, 2019
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Ben Fryer will join the firm as a partner in the London office. Currently a partner with Mayer Brown, Fryer will continue his tax practice at Gibson Dunn.
“We are pleased to welcome Ben to the firm,” said Ken Doran, Chairman and Managing Partner of Gibson Dunn. “As we continue to grow our transactional practices in London, we also need to expand our tax practice. Ben has a broad-based tax practice, covering a wide range of transactions, including M&A, private equity, capital markets, banking and corporate finance transactions, and real estate, as well as corporate reorganizations and debt restructurings. He will help us both to meet increasing client demands and to build out our tax advisory work.”
“Ben will be an important addition to our growing tax practice in London,” said Jeffrey Trinklein, Partner in Charge of the London office and Co-Chair of the firm’s Tax Practice Group. “He has a broad tax practice, and his strong technical skills are well known in the London market. I look forward to collaborating with him on joint U.S. and U.K. tax issues for our clients.”
“I am thrilled to join the firm,” said Fryer. “Gibson Dunn has a terrific platform in the UK and internationally, which is the ideal setting to continue expanding my transactional and advisory tax practice.”
About Ben Fryer
Fryer advises on the tax aspects of a wide range of domestic and cross-border transactions, including M&A, private equity, capital markets, banking and corporate finance transactions, real estate, and structured finance transactions, as well as corporate reorganizations and debt restructurings.
He will join the firm from the London office of Mayer Brown, where he has practiced since 2009.
Fryer earned an LLB with honors from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2006 before graduating with distinction from BPP Law School in 2007. He also holds a Diplôme d’études juridiques from the University Robert Schuman Strasbourg III in France.