Esther Kim is an investment funds associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP.

Esther advises and represents clients with respect to all aspects of the structuring and operation of alternative investment funds, with a primary focus on private equity, special opportunity, infrastructure and credit funds. Esther also has experience of related carried interest, co-investment and other incentive arrangements and secondary transactions.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • Not admitted to practice in New York 
  • 2018, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England & Wales


  • English
  • Korean


  • BPP Law School, LondonLPC with M.A. in BusinessDistinction2016
  • University of Law, LondonGraduate Diploma in LawCommendation2015
  • College of Europe, BrugesLL.M., European Law2013
  • Maastricht UniversityLL.B., European Lawcum laude, with Distinction2012