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Ambitious types with a penchant for private equity would be well advised to knock on Chicago-born Kirkland & Ellis’ door.

The Firm

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP is a 1,700-attorney law firm representing global clients in offices around the world. For over 100 years, major national and international clients have called upon Kirkland & Ellis to provide superior legal advice and client services. The firm’s London office has been the hub of European operations since 1994. Here, approximately 160 lawyers offer detailed expertise to a wide range of UK and international clients.

The Work

The firm handles complex corporate, debt finance, restructuring, funds, capital markets, tax, intellectual property, regulatory, antitrust and competition, litigation and counselling matters. Kirkland & Ellis operates as a strategic network, committing the full resources of an international firm to any matter in any territory as appropriate.

Trainee Profile

Kirkland & Ellis is seeking candidates with excellent academic records, probably culminating in an expected or achieved 2:1. Candidates must have the initiative, the drive and the work ethic to thrive in the firm’s meritocratic culture and arrive with an understanding of the work undertaken in the firm’s London office.

Read more at: http://www.kirkland.com