Carlos Gil Rivas

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Carlos Gil Rivas is partner in the European Private Equity Group in Kirkland’s London office who focuses upon advising financial sponsors on all aspects of their M&A acquisitions and investments.

Carlos has a broad range of experience across leveraged buy-outs, management incentive and promote arrangements, disposals and the development of buy and build platforms.

Carlos was named in Legal Week’s 2018 list of “Rising Stars: The Next Generation of City Private Equity Talent” and is further recognised as a “Notable Practioner” by IFLR1000 (2022) for Private Equity; Mergers & Acquisitions. 



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2007, Admitted to practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales


  • BPP Law School, LondonLPC; Post-Graduate Diploma In Law2005
  • University of EdinburghM.A.2003