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Latest News

    Kirkland promotes six London partners

    October 5, 2016 US firm Kirkland & Ellis has promoted six lawyers to partner in its London office, with a total of 81 partner promotions globally. This year represents a slight decrease from last year, when the firm made 90 promotions,…

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    More firms follow suit with London salary raises

    June 11, 2016 After Cravath Swaine & Moore last week raised salaries for its London lawyers, other firms are rushing to follow suit. Latham & Watkins is the latest, matching the rate of $180,000 for first year associates, or…

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    Linklaters partner heads to Kirkland

    May 25, 2016 Linklaters partner Stuart Boyd has become the fifth in the last eighteen months to leave the firm for Kirkland & Ellis. Boyd has worked at Linklaters since 2003. He made partner in 2013 and has built a career around…

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    Weil Gotshal & Manges hires HSF equity head

    May 10, 2016 Weil Gotshal & Manges has hired James MacArthur, formerly private equity head at Herbert Smith Freehills. MacArthur has worked at HSF since 2010; before that, he was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis. In his new role, he…

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    Willkie Farr & Gallagher hires Bain counsel

    May 3, 2016 New York-based firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher has hired Bain Capital Credit's European general counsel Mark Fine. Fine, who has previously worked at Norton Rose and in the debt finance team at Kirkland & Ellis, will join…

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    Kirkland lures M&A team from Hengeler Mueller

    April 12, 2016 Kirkland & Ellis has lured a team away from German firm Hengeler Mueller. The team is headlined by M&A partner Achim Herfs, who was based in Munich, and includes counsel Anna Schwander and senior associate Benjamin…

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    Freshfields partner moves to Vinson & Elkins

    March 8, 2016 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s finance partner Ian Frost has left the firm to move to Vinson & Elkins. Frost spent 10 years among the partner ranks at Freshfields, based mainly in London but working at one point in…

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    Kirkland notice period doubles as partner exits

    March 2, 2016 Kirkland & Ellis is reportedly doubling the notice period for all of its global equity partners, fresh off the news that high-yield partner Andrew Hagan is departing the firm for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. It was…

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