For more than 100 years, Kirkland has provided exceptional service to clients around the world in complex litigation, corporate and tax, intellectual property, restructuring and counselling matters. The groundwork has been established for another century of superior legal work and client service. Kirkland's principal goals are to provide the highest quality legal services available anywhere; to be an instrumental part of each client's success; and to recruit, retain and advance the brightest legal talent. The Firm seeks long-term, partnering relationships with clients, to the end of providing the best total solution to the client's legal needs. The Firm is managed as an integrated whole; with approximately 2,000 lawyers across 13 offices, in varying practice areas working together as multidisciplinary teams to provide the full-service capabilities clients need for the legal matters they retain Kirkland to handle.
Kon is a Partner in the London office of the Firm’s Restructuring Group. Kon acts for a range of stakeholders in national and international financial restructuring, insolvency and complex dispute resolution matters. Kon is recognised in Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, IFLR 1000, the Euromoney Guide to the World's Leading Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal and other ranking publications as a leading corporate restructuring and insolvency lawyer. In 2013 Kon was recognised as one of “40 under 40: Rising Stars of Legal Services” for the Financial News. Kon was also recognised as one of the "Hot 100" lawyers in Europe for 2011 in The Lawyer and was also nominated as one of the “Power 100” insolvency practitioners for 2011 in the Insolvency Today publication. In 2016 Kon was admitted to the “Financial News Hall of Fame”.
Partha is a Partner in the London office of the Firm's Restructuring Practice Group. Partha has a wide range of cross-border restructuring and insolvency experience. He has acted for financial creditors (including non-bank funds), turnaround advisors, companies (debtors and creditors) and insolvency practitioners/appointees in multi-jurisdictional restructurings and all classes of insolvency proceedings; directors, shareholders and creditors of companies that are financially impaired or subject to solvent reorganization; and for vendors and purchasers of distressed debt or equity. Partha has worked on all stages of this work including contingency planning and strategy, negotiations, documentation, post-restructuring/appointment and the exit. Partha has been recognized in the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners as a leading restructuring and insolvency lawyer and was listed as one of the "Hot 100" lawyers in Europe for 2011 in The Lawyer.
Elaine is a Partner in the London office of the Firm’s Restructuring Practice Group. Elaine advises strategic investors, sponsors, insolvency practitioners, turnaround managers, directors, debtors and creditors in all forms of national and international financial restructurings and insolvencies. Elaine was recognised as one of “The Hot 100 2016” which identifies “the best lawyers in business” for the year, by The Lawyer. Elaine was also named in the “40 Under 40 2016” list which identifies the world’s leading restructuring specialists aged 40 and under, by The Global Restructuring Review.