Press Release

Matthew Czyzyk, Jack Mead, Alexandra Caddy and Peter Madden Join Kirkland's Restructuring Group in London

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP is pleased to announce that Matthew Czyzyk has joined the Firm’s London office as a partner in the Restructuring Practice Group. Mr. Czyzyk focuses his practice on financial restructurings and special situations mandates for a wide range of stakeholders including individual lenders, steering committees, sponsors, borrowers and insolvency officeholders.

In addition to the arrival of Mr. Czyzyk, associates Jack Mead, Alexandra Caddy and Peter Madden will be joining Kirkland’s London restructuring team.  

“Matthew has built a reputation as one of the leading special situations and restructuring lawyers in Europe and we are delighted he has joined us,” said Kon Asimacopoulos, a London-based restructuring partner. “The addition of Matt alongside Jack, Alex, and Peter to our European restructuring practice, will allow us to further enhance our offering to clients with interests in distressed situations.”

Mr. Czyzyk joins Kirkland from the London office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy where his experience included special situations transactions and complex restructurings across Europe. Mr. Mead joins from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, Ms. Caddy joins from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Mr. Madden joins from Norton Rose Fulbright.  

Mr. Czyzyk holds an M.A. (Hons) from Worcester College, Oxford.

About the Restructuring Practice Group
Kirkland & Ellis’ Restructuring Practice Group utilizes the Firm’s offices in Europe, the United States and Asia to provide integrated services to clients worldwide. Kirkland’s restructuring lawyers have advised on some of the most complex, multijurisdictional restructurings in recent history and have a broad range of business advisory and crisis management skills to navigate clients through situations involving financially troubled companies. Kirkland lawyers have handled matters across industries including media, entertainment, transportation, manufacturing, energy and real estate.

About Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkland & Ellis LLP ( is a law firm with more than 2,000 attorneys representing global clients in restructuring, private equity, M&A and other complex corporate transactions, litigation/dispute resolution and arbitration, and intellectual property matters. The Firm has 13 offices around the world: London, Beijing, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, Houston, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Shanghai and Washington, D.C.