Lucas Parise

Lucas Parise is a Principal and Senior Counsel in Carlyle's legal team. Lucas is the lead counsel for Private Credit (Europe and Asia) and European Real Estate. Lucas is a member of the Alternative Credit Council’s Technical Group. He is based in London.

Lucas has extensive cross-practice experience advising on a broad range of investments throughout the capital structure, specialising in hybrid capital solutions, credit opportunities, direct lending, special situations, and equity buyouts.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Lucas was an Associate in the private equity M&A team at Linklaters in London, where he represented a wide range of private equity sponsors in public and private acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, management incentives and strategic investments. Lucas also spent time on secondment to the Linklaters Moscow office in the Banking and Project Finance team.

Lucas received his BA and MSc degrees from Durham University, and a law degree from the College of Law in London. Lucas is admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales.