Press Release

Tax Partner Jonathan Kandel to Join London Office of Kirkland & Ellis

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP is pleased to announce that Jonathan Kandel will join the Firm’s London office as a partner in the Tax Practice Group.

“Jonathan is a leading tax partner who has a wide range of experience across private equity, fund formation, special situations and real estate investments,” said Jeffrey C. Hammes, Chairman of Kirkland’s Global Management Executive Committee. “His practice will significantly enhance our global tax offering to financial sponsors and credit funds.”

Mr. Kandel will join Kirkland from Weil, Gotshal & Manges’ London office.

He holds degrees from the College of Law, London and Queens’ College, Cambridge. He has been recognized for his corporate tax and investment funds skills by the Legal 500 UK.

Kirkland’s Tax Practice Group provides its clients with the most creative tax planning available, and has a strong reputation for providing sophisticated tax counseling on U.S. and foreign tax issues and effectively representing its clients in tax disputes worldwide.