Francesca Storey-Harris

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Francesca is a partner in the corporate group of Kirkland’s London office. She has experience across a wide range of corporate law transactions for financial sponsor and corporate clients, with a focus on public and private acquisitions, including cross-border deals.

Francesca has been recognised as a “Rising Star” by The Legal 500 UK in upper mid-market and premium mergers and acquisitions (£500 million plus) for three consecutive years.



The Legal 500 UK – Rising Star, M&A Upper Mid-Market and Premium Deals (£500 million plus), 2020–2022


Admissions & Qualifications

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


  • BPP Law School, LondonAccelerated Legal Practice Coursewith Distinction2011
  • BPP Law School, LondonGraduate Diploma in LawCommendation2010
  • Newnham College, University of CambridgeM.Phil., Classicswith Distinction2009
    Newnham College Academic and Choral Scholar
  • Newnham College, University of CambridgeM.A., ClassicsTriple First Class Honours2008
    Newnham College Academic and Choral Scholar