Christopher Braunack

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


He's very commercial, very pragmatic, and gives good advice.” - Chambers UK, 2024

Christopher Braunack is an investment funds partner in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. Christopher primarily advises private investment fund sponsors in relation to the structuring and establishment of private investment funds investing across all major alternative investment strategies in addition to the carried interest and co-investment plans associated with such funds. He also advises on a broad range of other transactions relating to private investment funds including secondary transactions, fund restructurings, co-investment arrangements, continuation vehicles, management team spin-outs and management company transactions.

Christopher has represented, among others, 17Capital, Archer Capital, Blackstone Strategic Partners, CPP Investment Board, EMR Capital, Equistone Partners Europe, FSN Capital, GHO Capital, GLP, Hg, IK Partners, L Catterton, Landmark Partners, Livingbridge, Montagu Private Equity, Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners, Nordic Capital, Park Square Capital, Preservation Capital Partners, Resolution Life, Vitruvian Partners and Waterland.

Christopher is recognised as a leading lawyer by Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, IFLR 1000 and Who’s Who Legal - The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers for Private Funds.

In addition to his client work, Christopher serves on a number of internal administrative committees, including the Associate Review Committee, Associate and Partner Compensation Committee, Finance Committee, Operations Committee and Recruiting Committee.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2013, Admitted to the High Court of Hong Kong
  • 2006, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales
  • 2005, Admitted to the High Court of Australia
  • 2004, Admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland, Australia


  • University of QueenslandBachelor of LawsHonours2003
  • University of QueenslandBachelor of Commerce2003