Press Release

Kirkland's Munich Restructuring Practice Group Achieves Tier 1 Rankings

Kirkland & Ellis’ restructuring team in Munich is ranked Tier 1 in leading publications reflecting the German legal market: 

  • Tier 1 for Financial Restructurings in JUVE Handbook Commercial Law Firms 2018/2019. The guide noted Kirkland’s “innovative financial restructurings, internationally integrated teams.”
  • Tier 1 for Restructuring in The Legal 500 Germany 2019
  • Tier 1 for Restructuring/Insolvency in Germany in Chambers Europe 2019. The guide noted that the Firm climbed “to the top tier, having acted on landmark cross-border restructuring mandates.”
  • Tier 1 for Restructuring and Insolvency in IFLR1000 Germany 2019. The guide recognized Kirkland as a “top tier team in the German market, highly competent lawyers with excellent commercial understanding and a hands-on approach. Have set several precedents in the restructuring of German and multinational corporates.”

Partners Leo Plank, Sacha Lürken and Bernd Meyer-Löwy are regularly recognized as “market leaders,” “leading lawyers” or “highly regarded” in this field. Leo Plank is mentioned in Chambers Europe 2019 as a “high-energy and creative adviser” and “at the forefront of all major restructurings in the market.” 

Kirkland's worldwide restructuring practice is ranked Tier 1 in Chambers Global 2019 and has ranked #1 in Global Restructuring Review's GRR 30 rankings since the list’s inception in 2017.