Eleanor West advises clients on UK and international private equity investments and buyout transactions, acting for institutions and management teams. Eleanor also advises corporate clients on cross-border merger and acquisition, joint venture and restructuring matters.


  • Advised Empire, a US-based private equity fund, on its acquisitions of Sorst Streckmetall and The Expanded Metal Company, both Europe-based metal product manufacturers
  • Advises Great Point Partners, a US-based health care private equity fund, on its portfolio investments in the UK and Europe, including the leveraged buyout in the UK of Softbox Systems, a global provider of temperature controlled packing solutions for the pharmaceutical industry
  • Advises a Dubai-based investment group on its portfolio investments in the UK and Europe, including the acquisition and subsequent disposal of Savile Row luxury brand and bespoke tailor, Kilgour

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  • The Legal 500 UK, 2015-2022, recommended in Corporate and Commercial: M&A: lower mid-market; Private Equity: Transactions-mid-market deals


BPP Law School, London, LPC, 2003
King’s College London, LLB, 1999

The Law Society of England and Wales, 2006

Eleanor West

Insights & Events / Media

Two Day Virtual Event / McDermott Event / June 23-24, 2021

Webinar / Sponsored Events / May 20, 201

On the Subject / December 2, 2020

Webinar / Speaking Engagements / November 11, 2020

London, United Kingdom / Sponsored Events / February 14, 2020

London, United Kingdom / McDermott Event / October 4, 2018