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Nick Williams

Partner

London

Williams Nick
Nick Williams

Partner

London

Nick is a partner in the Funds & Asset Management Group. He represents asset managers and institutional investors on a broad range of investment structures, including the structuring, establishing and management of private and public investment funds, joint ventures and funds of one. He also advises on secondary disposals of fund interests and other equity syndications, co-investments, carried interest arrangements, M&A and spin-outs of asset managers and fund financings.

He covers the full range of asset classes and has particular focus on real estate, infrastructure, energy, private equity and debt (whether direct lending or special situations).

Nick also advises on all the national and international regulatory issues affecting asset managers and their investment structures, including their internal compliance arrangements and responses to external issues, such as Brexit and Covid-19.

Clients recognises Nick is ‘fast off the mark, always calm, pleasant, and on top of the detail’ (Legal 500, Investment Funds). 

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Experience highlights

Office

London

One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1995

Academic

LLB (Hons), University of Bristol, 1992

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