Rory Mullarkey is a corporate partner in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. Rory focuses in particular in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and private equity. Rory has advised on both public and private transactions, representing both purchasers and sellers, and also has significant experience in cross-border transactions.

Rory is recommended for private equity work in Chambers UK, IFLR1000, The Legal 500 UK and Legal Media Group Expert Guides. A private equity client is quoted in IFLR as saying, “Rory Mullarkey is an outstanding business lawyer and excellent at managing our relationship. Excellent grasp of technical and commercial issues and has a strong understanding of our business”. Chambers UK ranks Rory as a leading lawyer and notes that “his practice demonstrates a global footprint.”



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 1999, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales


  • English
  • French


  • The University of Law, ChesterLegal Practice Course1996
  • Manchester University, UK and Université de Bourgogne, FranceLL.B., English Law and French Law1st Class Honours1995