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Nigel Wellings

Nigel Wellings

Joint Head of Corporate, London

Joint Head of Corporate, London
Nigel Wellings

Nigel Wellings has extensive experience advising on the full range of corporate transactions.

Nigel is a partner in the London private equity team working on European and Energy Market private equity. He spent five years in our Dubai office working on a range of transactions in the MENA region. He has a broad practice covering private company M&A, joint ventures, equity investments and reorganizations for financial sponsors. He works across a number of sectors, most notably financial services, FMCG and infrastructure.

Nigel is the Africa Practice Leader for Private Equity/M&A.

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Career and qualifications

  • University of Nottingham (Law with American Law (LLB, Am) 1993
  • Joined Clifford Chance 1995
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 1997
  • Partner since 2006

Professional bodies

  • The Law Society of England and Wales

Awards and citations

  • Nigel Wellings receives plaudits for his considerable technical abilities, with sources adding: "He's a good listener and provides a good way forward."
    Chambers Global 2014: UAE - Corporate/M&A High End Cross Border (Band 1)
  • Nigel Wellings enters the rankings on the back of client and peer praise for his “high level of technical expertise" and some impressive work for private equity companies.
    Chambers Global 2013 UAE - Corporate/M&A and Corporate/Commercial