[Nicholas] has gained deep respect from his peers…and has represented a number of blue-chip players…across a variety of deals, including both traditional portfolio sales and fund restructurings, involving billions of dollars. - Secondaries Investor

Nicholas is a partner in the Investment Funds Group of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

His practice primarily involves the representation of buyers, sellers, and market intermediaries in their secondary market activities. His secondary market experience spans over a decade and includes traditional portfolio sales, preferred equity, fund recapitalizations and restructurings, stapled secondary offerings and other GP-led transactions.

Since joining Kirkland in 2017, Nicholas has advised leading secondaries buyers, such as Whitehorse, HarbourVest and Landmark, on over 50 transactions with an aggregate transaction value in excess of $10 billion.

In 2018, Nicholas was named by Secondaries Investor to its list of the “Next Gen Leaders of Secondaries” – an annual list which honors professionals shaping the future of secondaries by successfully executing some of the most cutting-edge deals in the market.

Select Representative Clients

HarbourVest Partners, Landmark Partners, Whitehorse Liquidity Partners


Thought Leadership


Speaker, Secondary Deals: Getting into the Detail, Kirkland & Ellis Liquidity Solutions Academy, New York City, New York, November 6, 2019


Admissions & Qualifications

  • New York
  • Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales (inactive)


  • English
  • French


  • London School of Economics and Political ScienceLL.B., Law2007