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IFLR1000: Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms

Kirkland was ranked in the 2017 edition of the IFLR1000, the guide to the world's leading financial and corporate law firms and lawyers. Rankings are based on transactional evidence, feedback from a wide range of corporate and in-house contacts, and feedback from peers in the legal market.

Kirkland’s Tier 1 rankings include:


Hong Kong
Private Equity Funds

United Kingdom
Bank Lending: Sponsor Side
Private Equity
Restructuring: Bond Holder and Fund Representation

United States
Mergers and Acquisitions
Private Equity
Private Equity Funds
Restructuring and Insolvency

The Firm was also recognized in:

Banking (Germany, Hong Kong)
Bank Lending: Borrower Side (United Kingdom)
Capital Markets: Debt (Hong Kong, United States)
Capital Markets: Derivatives (United States)
Capital Markets: Equity (Hong Kong, United States)
Capital Markets: High-Yield (United Kingdom, United States)
Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitization (United States)
Energy and Infrastructure: Foreign Firms (China)
Financial and Corporate: Foreign (Egypt, India)
Financial Restructuring (United Kingdom)
Financial Services Regulatory: Non-contentious (United Kingdom)
Mergers and Acquisitions (Germany, Hong Kong)
Mergers and Acquisitions: Foreign Firms (China)
Private Equity (Germany, Hong Kong)
Private Equity: Foreign Firms (China)
Private Equity Funds (United Kingdom)
Project Finance (Hong Kong)
Restructuring: Corporate (United Kingdom)
Restructuring and Insolvency (Hong Kong)