Award The Legal 500

The Legal 500 UK 2023

In the 2023 edition of The Legal 500 UK, Kirkland & Ellis was recommended in 18 practice areas. Additionally, 11 lawyers are featured in the “Hall of Fame,” 25 lawyers are named “Leading Individuals,” 19 lawyers are recognized as “Next Generation Partners” and 3 lawyers are recognized as a “Rising Star.” The publication aims to provide independent, unbiased commentary on the United Kingdom’s leading law firms by conducting in-depth interviews with lawyers and clients.

Tier 1 rankings include:

Acquisition Finance
Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency
High Yield
Intellectual property: patents (contentious and non-contentious)
Private Equity: Transactions (High-Value Deals) (tier of its own) 
Private Funds

The Firm is also recognized in:

Commercial Litigation: Premium
Corporate Tax
EU and Competition
Financial Services: Non-Contentious/Regulatory
Fund Finance
International Arbitration
Life Sciences and Healthcare
Property Finance
Real Estate Funds
Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime
Tax litigation and investigations