Annie Herdman

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Annie represents clients before the EU Commission and UK Competition and Markets Authority and her practice covers all aspects of EU and UK competition law. Annie advises a wide range of corporate and private equity clients on EU and multi-jurisdictional merger control, foreign investment filings, EU and UK cartel investigations, behavioural issues and compliance matters.

Annie was recognised by The Legal 500 as a ‘Rising Star’ (2020) and by Who’s Who Legal as a ‘Future Leader’ (2020). She was also featured in Management Today’s 35 Women Under 35 (2020), which celebrates the top 35 female business talent in the U.K. under 35.



Annie was recognised as a ‘Rising Star’ by The Legal 500 UK (2020).


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2013, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales


  • King's College LondonPost-Graduate Diploma in EC Competition Law2014
  • The University of Law, London MoorgateLegal Practice CourseDistinction2010
  • University of ExeterLawFirst Class Honours2009