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 (2017–2021). He is also recommended for EU & Competition Law by The Legal 500 (2021) and listed as a recommended individual in the Global Competition Review ‘GCR 100’ (2021).

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
  • Brussels (B List)


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