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About Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

A global law firm specializing in advising on private equity M&A and financing transactions, fund formation, litigation and restructuring.

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Kirkland & Ellis is a global law firm specializing in advising on private equity M&A and financing transactions, fund formation, litigation and restructuring. The firm is pre-eminent in those areas globally across its 17 offices in US, Europe and Asia. The firm has developed its leading position by focusing on, empowering its lawyers with accelerated career paths to partnership, rewarding dedication, focus and teamwork and allowing its lawyers to be entrepreneurial and client facing at all stages in their careers.

Equality and diversity

As a firm with a global presence, we embrace and promote diversity and inclusion, both within our own organization and throughout the legal profession. We are proud of our employees' rich and varied backgrounds, knowledge and skills, which make us stronger as a Firm.

Diversity at Kirkland transcends race, gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, country of origin and political affiliation. We value and encourage diversity with respect to each individual’s work style, career path and professional and life experiences. We continually strive to build and maintain a culture that values and gathers strength from our differences.

To achieve this goal, a dedicated and active group of partners leads our Firmwide Diversity and Inclusion Committee. The committee has racial and ethnic diversity, gender and LGBTQ+ subcommittees to ensure that our programs and policies address the needs of all attorneys.

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Facts and figures
  • Number of employees: 1001 to 5000
Industry sectors
  • Law Solicitors
  • Law
  • Law, Legal Services & Patents
  • Capital markets Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Dispute resolution
  • European & competition Law
  • Insolvency Law
  • Intellectual property Law
  • Private equity Law
  • Regulatory Law
  • Tax Law