Press Release

Alasdair Balfour Joins Kirkland’s Antitrust & Competition Practice

Kirkland & Ellis announced today that Alasdair Balfour has joined the Firm’s Antitrust & Competition Group as a partner in the London office. Mr. Balfour has 25 years of experience advising clients on European, UK and international antitrust issues with a particular focus on securing merger control clearances. 

“Alasdair brings additional strength and experience to our European antitrust and competition practice in London and Brussels,” said Jon A. Ballis, Chairman of Kirkland’s Executive Committee. “He will help us continue to build out our dedicated coverage of sponsor and corporate clients within our global antitrust practice.” 

Mr. Balfour’s practice spans merger control, foreign investment, antitrust conduct investigations and litigation and antitrust counselling across many industry sectors. He has practiced in Brussels and Washington, D.C., as well as London.