Sally Evans

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Sally is a Partner in the Antitrust and Competition team based in London. Her practice covers merger control, cartel investigations and compliance advice.

Sally has extensive experience in managing multi-jurisdictional merger reviews and represents private equity clients, corporates and financial institutions before the European Commission and UK Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”).

Sally was named as one of Who’s Who Legal’s Future Leaders - Competition (2019), Legal 500’s next generation EU and Competition lawyers (2017 and 2019) and previously as one of Management Today’s 35 leading business women under the age of 35 in the UK (2015).

Prior to joining Kirkland, Sally has practiced competition law in Brussels and Beijing and also gained experience in-house.


Thought Leadership


"Ripples in the Water: How Will Competition Law Apply to Pools Going Forwards?" The Chartered Insurance Institute Journal, April–May 2017

"Insurers Face Increased Costs Following Block Exemption’s Demise," Insurance Day, 12 May 2017

"Pooling Arrangements in the Insurance Industry Following Expiry of the Insurance Block Exemption Regulation," Competition Law Journal, Volume 16/ Issue 2., 2017


Admissions & Qualifications

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


  • English
  • French
  • Spanish


  • King's College LondonPost-Graduate Diploma in EU Competition LawDistinction2009
  • Oxford Institute of Legal PracticePost-Graduate Diploma in Legal PracticeDistinction2005
  • St. Anne's College, University of OxfordJurisprudence (Law)2004