Suzannah Hacking is an investment funds partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Suzannah primarily advises private fund managers in relation to the structuring and operation of private investment funds, including private equity and debt funds, and on carried interest arrangements.

Representative Clients

Berkshire Partners, Cortec Group, Wafra Inc., SK Capital Partners, Collective Global and The Carlyle Group


Thought Leadership


Guest Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania Wharton School seminar on Private Equity Funds, October 2023

Speaker, Wharton Women in Investing Conference teach-in on Fund Formation, February 2023


Kirkland & Ellis LLP Pro Bono Service Award for Outstanding Service, 2016


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2013, Admitted to practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales
  • 2016, New York


  • BPP Business SchoolM.A., Law with BusinessDistinction2015
  • BPP Law School, LondonLegal Practice CourseDistinction2011
  • College of St. Hild and St. Bede, Durham UniversityLL.M., LawDistinction2009
  • University of LeedsLL.B., Law2008