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Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
80539 MUNICH
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Private Equity/M&A


Dr. Jörg Kirchner was a corporate partner at Kirkland & Ellis in Munich until January 31, 2020 when he became Of Counsel to the Firm. Prior to joining Kirkland, he practiced at a German media company and at international law firms. He has extensive experience on private equity and M&A matters, handling both cross-border and national transactions, including LBOs, minority investments, joint ventures and carve-outs.


Admitted as Attorney-at-law in New York, USA, 1992; admitted in Germany 1994; Latham & Watkins, Munich, Germany, partner 2005-2015; Kirkland & Ellis International LLP, Munich, Germany, partner 2015-2020, of counsel 2020 to present.


German, English


University of Munich, Germany (First State Examination 1987); University of Munich, Germany (Dr. jur. 1989); George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C., USA (LL.M. 1991); Higher Regional Court of Munich, Germany (Second State Examination 1991).