Around 350 lawyers work in our London office, on some of the most complex, high value and high-profile matters in Europe. Within a month, you’ll be heavily involved in real deals and cases with them, not just listening and learning but relied upon to make a valuable contribution.
Kirkland London is located in the Gherkin, perhaps the most distinctive building on the city’s horizon with an international reputation that’s synonymous with ours.
Our work is demanding, challenging, thrilling, high-profile and involves extremely talented clients from businesses in all industries and sectors. Working in this environment will stretch your intellect and make you more than just a lawyer.
Meet The People
Graduate Recruitment PartnersSarah Jordan and Andrej Wolf
Trainees at Kirkland seize the opportunity to take ownership of every task and make things happen for their clients and team. We reward them with real responsibility.
Training PrincipalRajinder Bassi
Our small trainee intake each year gives us the freedom to run a less rigid training programme than most big firms.
This is a meritocratic firm, where trainees aren’t limited by a fixed view of what trainees can do.
Corporate AssociateHolly Donovan
As a trainee you’re exposed to interesting projects and collaborate on deals involving household names.
Finance AssociateSam Sherwood
I joined Kirkland having trained at another law firm. I was attracted by the big deals and the truly international nature of the work.