Kirkland & Ellis recruit high profile partner
Kirkland & Ellis has managed to recruit the founding partner of Latham & Watkins’ Munich, Jörg Kirchner, to its practice. Kirchner has resigned from Latham but it is not yet known when he will join his new firm.
Kirchner joined Latham in 2005 to launch its Munich office. He came from Ashurst. A major client of his is Siemens. Kirchner has advised on cross-border and domestic transactions such as leveraged buyouts, minority investments, joint ventures and carve-outs.