Guillaume Nivault makes partner at Kirkland & Ellis

Guillaume Nivault has made partner at Kirkland & Ellis. The transactions specialist has worked at Paris branch of the American multinational law firm since 2019.

Posted jeudi, novembre 16 2023
Guillaume Nivault makes partner at Kirkland & Ellis

Guillaume Nivault has levelled up at Kirkland & Ellis, becoming the ninth partner in the Paris office after Vincent Ponsonnaille, Laurent Victor-Michel, Nadine Gelli, Raphael Bloch, Sonia Bouaffassa, Emmanuel Enrici, Louis Gosset and Kalish Mullen.

A mergers and acquisitions and private equity expert, the former Linklaters associate has acted in a number of big ticket deals, including advising Warburg Pincus and ArchiMed on the €2.4 billion sale of Polyplus.

Nivault joined Linklaters in 2016, where he spent over three years, before making the switch to Kirkland & Ellis. 

The corporate partner has a pair of master’s degrees from the Pantheon-Sorbonne University in Paris (business & finance law and corporate management) in addition to an LL.M from the Carey Law School, at Pennsylvania University.