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Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

30 ST MARY AXE, LONDON, EC3A 8AF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7469 2000
Fax:
Fax 020 7469 2001
Email:
Web:
www.kirkland.com

Paula Riedel

Tel:
Work 020 7469 2470
Email:
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Work Department

Antitrust & Competition

Position

Specialist in UK, EC and multi-national merger control, general UK and EC behavioural work, state aid and utility regulation. Experienced across a range of sectors including retail, FMCG, software, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, energy, mining, financial services.

Career

2015 to present Kirkland & Ellis International LLP; 1994-2015 Linklaters LLP. 1999-2001 Secondment to Department of Trade and Industry (Competition Policy Directorate, Mergers Branch); Tutor on IBC/King’s College Postgraduate Diploma in EU competition law

Languages

French, German

Education

College of Law (Law Society Finals 1993; Common Professional Examination 1992); University of Oxford (Modern Languages (French & German) 1991)


London: Corporate and commercial

EU and competition

Within: Leading individuals

Paula Riedel - Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

Within: EU and competition

The 'outstanding' Kirkland & Ellis International LLP provides ‘knowledgeable and thoughtful advice’. Team head Paula Riedel ‘has a very calm and pragmatic approach that makes you feel that the issue is well under control’. Riedel and Sally Southwell advised Solera Holdings on its acquisition of Autodata and necessary negotiations with the CMA. Sarah Jordan acted for Creat Group on the antitrust elements of its €940m public takeover of Biotest, constituting one of the largest investments by a Chinese investor in the Western health sector. The team expanded with the hire of Mark Gardner in 2018 from Arnold & Porter.

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