When you join Kirkland & Ellis as a trainee you’ll quickly be part of the team providing solutions to high profile brands as well as major private equity firms behind some of the biggest corporate transactions.
The matters you’re involved in will continue to grow our reputation for top quality corporate work, that’s been recognised by our peers as well as with industry awards.
The way we work and what we deliver has been praised by Chambers and Legal 500 who said we provide a “terrific combination of creative problem solving, high-quality execution and exceptional attention to detail”, and “Huge market share allows them to see more deals and situations and puts them in a strong position to advise on other matters. The lawyers are very strong.”
Our recent awards include:
European Private Equity Law Firm of the Year
Transatlantic Law Firm of the Year
American Lawyer / Legal Week 2018
Private Equity Law Firm of the Year
US Law Firm of the Year
Legal Business, 2018
Tier 1 Restructuring; Private Equity; Bank Lending: Sponsor Side
IFLR 1000, 2018
Tier 1 Banking & Finance: Sponsors; Restructuring
Chambers UK, 2018
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP was once again shortlisted for the ‘Best Recruiter - US Firm in the City’ by LawCareers.net during its fifteenth annual Training & Recruitment Awards ceremony in London in May 2018. The awards, which recognise the best recruiters and trainers among law firms, were based on a large survey of thousands of trainee and newly qualified solicitors. Kirkland & Ellis have been nominated for 8 years in a row and have won this award and the “Best Trainer- US Firm in the City” award several times.