In the 2004 edition, Kirkland & Ellis International LLP was recommended in eight categories by The Legal 500. A team of researchers and journalists conducted detailed interviews with more than 3,000 clients to produce this list of the UK's leading law firms.
Kirkland was recognized as "one of the world's leading private equity firms," and the London office was recommended in the following categories:
Dual U.S./UK law capability
Insolvency and corporate recovery
M&A: U.S. law capability
U.S. firms in London