Kirkland was nominated for “Law Firm of the Year for Private Equity & Venture Capital” by JUVE, the leading legal publishing house in Germany. Kirkland was one of five law firms nominated in this category.
At the JUVE awards in Frankfurt on November 2, 2006, the publisher recognized outstanding law firms in 13 categories and practice areas. This year marked the first time that an award was given specifically for private equity and venture capital.
Short-listed firms were selected based on research conducted by the JUVE team, including more than 2,100 interviews with lawyers and clients. Evaluation criteria included outstanding specialist knowledge of the lawyers, dynamic developments in the past 12 months, the strategic market approach and future potential of the firm.