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About Leo Mikros

Leo is an associate in our Global Transactions - Corporate team in London.

He focuses on M&A, private equity transactions and general corporate matters for multinational corporates, private equity sponsors and other financial investors in transactions across a range of sectors.

Leo is qualified to practise law in England & Wales, New York and Greece.

Prior to joining Freshfields, Leo worked for a leading international law firm in London and was previously seconded to Goldman Sachs International.

Recent work

  • Advising Hellman & Friedman on its acquisition of a minority equity stake in Action, Europe’s leading non-food discount retailer.
  • Advising Blackstone on the sale of its stake in Rothesay Life to GIC and Massachusetts Mutual Life.
  • Advising General Atlantic on its acquisition of a minority stake in Gymshark, a fitness community and apparel brand.
  • Advising Advent International on ICE’s acquisition of New Zealand Pharmaceuticals.
  • Advising SSE on the acquisition of an 80% interest in an offshore wind JV in Japan with Pacifico Energy.
  • Advising AEA Investors on the sale of Sparrows Group. 



  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law, LL.M., 2015


  • Solicitor, England & Wales
  • Attorney, State of New York, U.S.A
  • Attorney, Athens Bar Association, Greece