Kirkland & Ellis

Kirkland & Ellis

Kirkland & Ellis

Kirkland & Ellis has been on something of a roll for the past few years, both in London and globally, but even in that context 2018 has so far proved to be a red-letter year. Kirkland & Ellis’s record global financial results for the 2017 year propelled it to its position as the largest law […]

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Kirkland breaks $300m barrier in record City financials

Kirkland & Ellis’ London office revenue grew by almost 50 per cent in 2017 to a new record of $300m, The Lawyer understands. The rise makes it the second-largest US law firm in London on current data behind White & Case. The rise in 2017 follows a much smaller increase the year before, when Kirkland’s […]

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Exclusive: Kirkland raids four firms for restructuring push

Kirkland & Ellis has taken four lawyers from Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Norton Rose Fulbright and Orrick to bolster its London restructuring capability.

 

Kirkland & Ellis has taken four lawyers from Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Norton Rose Fulbright and Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe to bolster its London restructuring capability.

 

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Kirkland hiring spree continues with acquisition of Latham private equity star

Kirkland & Ellis has hired Latham & Watkins’ global co-chair of private equity, Jennifer Perkins. Based in New York, Perkins primarily acts for private equity sponsors in leveraged buyouts, dispositions and other corporate transactions.  “Kirkland has a deep bench of talented attorneys, many of whom I’ve worked with throughout my career, and has an outstanding […]

Global 200: The invisible US firms in London

As the first-ever Global 200 report, published next week, will highlight, while London remains one of the world’s legal market magnets many US firms either choose or are forced to remain small in the City and below the radar.

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