William Blakeney

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


William is a corporate associate in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. William has experience representing a broad range of financial investor clients globally, including private equity sponsors and private companies. William’s practice focuses on advising private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and leveraged buyouts, as well as general portfolio company and corporate advisory work.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2022, Admitted to practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales


  • University of Law, LondonM.Sc., Law, Business and Managementwith Distinction2020
  • University of Law, LondonGraduate Diploma in Lawwith Distinction2019
  • University of ExeterB.A., Politics, Philosophy and Economics2018