Nicolas Le Guillou > Linklaters > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

75008 PARIS

Work Department



Nicolas is a Partner in the Corporate/M&A practice of Linklaters Paris. He regularly advises financial sponsors, private equity houses, insurance companies and corporates on their M&A transactions, with a particular focus on energy and infrastructure sectors.


Nicolas joined the firm in 2009 as an Associate, has been promoted Managing Associate in 2014, Counsel in 2019 and Partner in 2022.

Nicolas spent eight months on secondment at Ardian in 2012 and seven months at Linklaters in London (Private Equity practice) in 2016.


French, English


Nicolas studied corporate law at the University of Paris-Nanterre and holds a postgraduate degree (DESS) in M&A from Paris-Saclay University and a Master in Tax, Corporate Law and Business Management from Paris Inseec business school.

Lawyer Rankings

France > Mergers and acquisitions

Linklaters has a very strong bench that allows the firm to handle a wide range of matters, from public and private M&A to strategic partnerships and corporate reorganisations. The firm has a strong domestic practice and is also adept at handling cross-border deals. It advises a prominent French and international client base of companies and investment funds. The team has a core focus on the large-cap market and regularly advises on strategic transactions, spanning sectors including insurance, automobile, retail and infrastructure. The practice is headed by Bruno Derieux, who will be joined in summer 2024 by Hubert Segain from Herbert Smith Freehills LLP. The team also includes Pierre TourresPierre Thomet, Nicolas Le Guillou and Alain GarnierMehdi Boumedine was promoted to partner in 2023.