Nominate the Legal Rising Stars of private funds – deadline extended

Tell us which lawyers and legal experts you think should be included on Private Funds CFO's inaugural Legal Rising Stars list.

Private Funds CFO has extended the deadline for its inaugural Legal Rising Stars list to end of day Friday May 5. The list will celebrate the achievements of the new generation of legal talent who are guiding the future of the private funds industry and is open to legal professionals that work in-house at private funds and at external law firms.

It will be published online and in Private Funds CFO’s legal special report, which will be available online and in print from August 1, 2023.

Submit your nomination by by end of day Friday May 5 here. To be eligible, nominees should be under the age of 40 on August 1, 2023.

Private Funds CFO’s senior editorial team will decide the list based on three criteria:

  • Evidence of leadership, innovation, and legal expertise;
  • The caliber of the firms they have worked with and any developments they were crucial in bringing about;
  • Their general market reputation;
  • Whether they possess an ‘X factor’ that marks them out as a future leader in the private funds legal landscape

How to submit your nomination 

Fill in the online nomination form here.

On the form, in less than 500 words, include details of what the person has achieved to make them worthy of being included in the list and include any specific innovations that the nominee is responsible for developing or career achievements that should be considered.

Any information included in the nomination should be suitable for publication.

Please also include date of birth in Month/Day/Year format. Nominees must be under the age of 40 on August 1, 2023, and can be based anywhere in the world.

Firms and PRs are welcome to submit nominations, with no more than three nominations submitted per firm.

If you have any queries, please contact: