Kirkland & Ellis unveils largest ever City partner promotions round

US firm doubles number of London partner additions

Kirkland & Ellis has promoted 13 London associates to partner, more than double the amount it made up in its City base last year and the largest ever on record.

The new partners come as part of a global promotions round that has seen 97 associates make the grade around the world, marking an increase on last year when the firm made up 81 lawyers.

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