Aleksander Bakic

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Aleksander Bakic is an investment funds partner in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. He advises clients on the structuring and negotiation of a wide range of secondary transactions, from fund book deals to GP and LP-led restructurings of single assets or wider portfolios.

Aleks has particular experience in highly complex, cross-border transactions involving management spin-outs, stapled, syndicated and tendered deals, as well as deferred consideration. In addition, Aleks works with private equity funds and their investors on a wide range of investment funds matters. His experience spans across private equity, infrastructure and credit products, in established and developing markets.

Aleks is recognised as a leading lawyer by Chambers UK, The Legal 500 and IFLR1000.


Thought Leadership


“Fund Secondary Transactions,” Invest Europe, 2019–2021


Chambers UK: Ranked in ‘Investment Funds: Private Equity’ and ‘Secondaries’

The Legal 500 UK: Ranked as a Next Generation Partner in ‘Investment Fund Formation and Management (Private Funds)’

IFLR1000 UK: Ranked as a Notable Practitioner in ‘Investment funds, Private equity funds’


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2012, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales
  • 2008, Slovenia (inactive)


  • English
  • Slovene
  • Serbo-Croatian
  • Italian


  • London School of Economics and Political ScienceLL.M.2006
  • University of LjubljanaLL.B.2004