Mark Gardner

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Mark Gardner is a partner in the Antitrust and Competition Team based in London. He advises on a wide range of merger control, antitrust and compliance issues.

Mark has particular experience advising on EU and multi-jurisdictional merger control, representing a range of clients including corporations and financial investors. 

Mark has been consistently recognized by Who’s Who Legal as a “Future Leader” in competition law (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020). He is also recommended for EU & Competition Law by Legal 500 (2017).

Prior to joining Kirkland & Ellis, Mark worked in the London office of Arnold & Porter.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2004, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales


  • King's College LondonM.A.2009
  • Nottingham Law SchoolLPC2002
  • University of ReadingLL.B.2001