Campion-Smith, Nigel

Nigel Campion-Smith

Retired Partner

Nigel Campion-Smith retired from the partnership in December 2014 after becoming a partner in Latham & Watkins' London office in April 2000. He was an English solicitor who has practised English corporate and financial services law since qualifying in 1978, acting for many large clients on domestic and international transactions.

Mr. Campion-Smith has advised on a wide range of M&A transactions for UK and international clients, joint ventures, IPOs and the formation of investment funds, and representation of private equity investors and portfolio companies.

Mr. Campion-Smith is mentioned as a leading lawyer for investment funds in Chambers UK 2009 and is praised by clients for his "in-depth knowledge and business-minded point of view" as well as garnering recognition by The Legal 500 2011 for his role in M&A deals.


  • MA, Cambridge University, 1975
    Economics and Law