Press Release

David Irvine to Join London Office of Kirkland & Ellis as Tax Partner

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP announced today that leading tax attorney David Irvine will join the Firm’s London office as a partner in the Tax Practice Group. 

“David is one of the leading tax lawyers in his field, skilled in navigating clients’ most complex and sophisticated tax needs. His extensive experience, leadership skills and excellent reputation make him a welcome addition to our global tax practice and our fast growing London tax team,” said Jonathan Kandel, a tax partner in Kirkland’s London office. 

Mr. Irvine has significant experience advising on financing and restructuring transactions in the context of financially troubled debtors and also advises multi-asset managers, private equity, infrastructure, real estate, debt and hedge fund sponsors and management teams on the domestic and international aspects of fund structuring. 

Mr. Irvine joins Kirkland from Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, where he was a partner; and will re-join Jonathan Kandel, Ian Ferreira and Frixos Hatjantonas, who moved to Kirkland from Weil in 2015. All four lawyers originally worked together at Clifford Chance LLP. He is recognized as a leading lawyer in Chambers UK and The Legal 500: UK.