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Michael Lampshire

Head of Funds Legal


Michael is Head of Funds Legal in the Legal and Compliance team and is based in London.

Prior to joining Apax Partners in December 2018, Michael worked as a legal director at Actis and has previously worked as legal counsel at Campbell Lutyens and as a private funds lawyer at Clifford Chance.

Michael holds a first class honours degree in political science from Durham University, a graduate diploma in law from BPP University and a legal practice qualification from the College of Law.

Living our values

"I was fortunate enough to meet many of my best friends in life when I was very young. Over the years we’ve known each other, I think we’ve experienced a number of the Apax values in practice but “learn, adapt and grow” is the one that resonates with me most closely."

Contact information

+44 20 7872 6300



Michael's Story

Michael has always been motivated by working with talented, team-orientated professionals on challenging and intellectually stimulating projects. Apax is a firm which provides these opportunities in spades, within a positive working culture that is a pleasure to be a part of.