E&Y builds restructuring group

Lee Watson has joined Ernst & Young Restructuring as a partner, joining after 12 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

He will be primarily focused on advising lenders across a range of UK and European restructuring situations, including syndicated and complex exposures.

Alan Bloom, global head of restructuring said: “I am delighted that Lee has joined our restructuring team. His appointment shows our continued dedication to increasing our European presence in restructuring. He is a proven restructuring advisor who has worked on many high profile complex restructurings and brings with him a good market network. I have no doubt he will make a difference to our practice, which continues to grow from strength to strength.”