"Nigel Campion-Smith is a long-standing figure in the private equity funds market. He continues to advise high profile clients on fund formation." Chambers UK 2018

Nigel Campion-Smith is "an extremely good, commercial lawyer - very solution-oriented and able to do things in an efficient and commercial way." Chambers UK 2014

Nigel Campion-Smith


Nigel Campion-Smith retired from partnership on December 31, 2014 after becoming a partner in Latham & Watkins' London office in April 2000. He is 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.

  • Education
    • MA, Cambridge University, 1975
      Economics and Law
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