Jeremy Leggate

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Jeremy is an outstanding commercial lawyer in all aspects of fundraising.” - Chambers UK, 2024

Jeremy Leggate is an investment funds partner in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. Jeremy advises and represents private investment fund sponsors with respect to all aspects of the structuring and operation of alternative investment funds, across a variety of strategies across various asset classes, in addition to the carried interest and co-investment plans associated with such funds.

Jeremy also advises on a broad range of other transactions relating to private investment funds, including fund restructurings, GP-led transactions, co-investment arrangements, spin-outs, joint ventures and management company transactions.

Jeremy represents, among others, Apheon, Basalt Infrastructure Partners, Bowmark Capital, Bregal Milestone, Bregal Unternehmerkapital, Elektra Capital, Fremman Capital, FSN Capital, Highland Europe, IK Partners, KLAR Partners, Livingbridge and Trilantic Europe.


Thought Leadership


Contributing author, The Private Equity Review, 12th Ed.


Recognised as a Recommended Lawyer by The Legal 500

Recognised as an Up and Coming Lawyer by Chambers UK

Recognised as a Notable Practitioner by IFLR1000, 2019–2023


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2011, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales


  • College of Law, LondonLL.B.2009
  • University of LeedsB.A., HistoryHons.2007