Duncan McKay is a corporate partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Duncan’s practice focuses primarily on the representation of private equity sponsors and corporate borrowers in complex financing transactions, with a particular emphasis on leveraged buyouts, strategic debt and fund financings.


Thought Leadership


Co-Author with Jocelyn Hirsch & Samantha Hait, “Characteristics and Benefits of NAV Facilities for Secondary Funds,” Private Equity Law Report, September 10, 2019


Speaker, How are our Clients Using their Fund Lines?: 2019 Kirkland Fund Finance Survey Results, Fund & Firm Finance Roundtable, New York City, New York, November 19, 2019


Admissions & Qualifications

  • New York
  • High Court of Australia
  • Supreme Court of New South Wales


  • University of Technology SydneyLL.B.Hons I.
  • University of SydneyDipLang, Chinese Language
  • University of SydneyB.Com., Finance