In the 2007 edition of International Financial Law Review 1000, Kirkland received first-tier rankings in Private Equity – Transactions and Restructuring & Insolvency. According to IFLR, the rankings are "based on the recommendations of in-house counsel at the world's most prominent financial institutions and companies, as well as the leading lawyers in each legal market we cover."
IFLR1000 is the international legal market's guide to leading corporate finance law firms spanning the globe. The information published in this guide is compiled using resources from International Financial Law Review, Legal Media Group's Expert Guides and its Web site LegalMediaGroup.com.
Kirkland ranked in the following jurisdictions and categories:
Private Equity – Transactions: Tier 1
Restructuring and Insolvency: Tier 1
Private Equity – Fund Formation: Tier 2
Capital Markets – Debt and Equity: Tier 4
Capital Markets – High-Yield Debt: Tier 4
Mergers and Acquisitions: Tier 4
Capital Markets – Structured Finance and Securitization: Tier 5
UK, England & Wales
Private Equity: Tier 3
Bank Lending: Tier 6