Peter Abbott

Partner Tax
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Peter is very knowledgeable, very pleasant to work with and always available. He always finds the right information and knows when to delegate and sends us to the right people.” - Chambers UK, 2024

Peter is a tax partner in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. Peter advises on the tax aspects of public and private M&A transactions, with a particular focus on the tax structuring of UK and international private equity transactions and related restructurings and management equity plans.

Peter is a Chartered Tax Adviser and member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation. He regularly contributes to consultations with HM Revenue & Customs and HM Treasury on developments in tax legislation.



Recognised by Chambers UK (2024) in London for Tax

Memberships & Affiliations

Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA) – Chartered Institute of Taxation


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2008, Admitted to practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales


  • BPP Law School, LondonLegal Practice Course2006
  • BPP Law School, LondonGraduate Diploma in Law2005
  • King's College LondonB.A., Philosophy2003