Laurent Victor-Michel

Partner Transactional
Kirkland & Ellis LLP


Corporate partner Laurent Victor-Michel advises financial private equity houses, financial sponsor-backed clients and corporates on complex mergers and acquisition, focusing on leveraged buyouts and public-to-private transactions.

Laurent is recognised as a “Next Generation Partner” by The Legal 500 EMEA (2023), with clients describing him as ”an excellent professional, with a particularly high level of rigor and technicality, while remaining very approachable, friendly and relaxed”, and by Chambers Europe (2023) as an “Up and Coming” lawyer. He has further been recognised by IFLR1000 (2022) as a “Notable Practioner” for Private Equity; Mergers & Acquisitions.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • Avocat à la Cour (France)


  • French Naval AcademyOfficer of the Watch Training2004
  • Paris Bar School2003
  • Université Paris-SorbonneMaster in Business and Tax Law2003
  • Université Paris NanterreMaster in Business Law2002