Solicitor Robert C Nicholson has joined the PCCW board of directors as senior advisor.

He will be responsible for advising the PCCW board on future strategic transactions, as well as overseeing legal and regulatory affairs.

Nicholson's experience lies in corporate finance, cross-border transactions, mergers and acquisitions, telecommunications, debt and equity markets and corporate restructures.

He has been a senior partner at law firm Richards Butler since 1985 and established the company's corporate and commercial department.