Jonathan Kandel > Kirkland & Ellis International LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
30 ST MARY AXE
LONDON
EC3A 8AF
England

Work Department

Tax

Position

Jonathan Kandel is a tax partner based in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. He advises asset managers, sovereign wealth funds and state owned enterprises on tax issues relating to private equity, credit, real estate and infrastructure.

Career

2015 to present Kirkland & Ellis International LLP; 2011-2015 Weil, Gotshal & Manges; 1999-2011 Clifford Chance

Education

College of Law, London (Graduate Diploma in Law 1998; Legal Practice Course 1997); Queens’ College, University of Cambridge (M.A. (Cantab.), Classics 1996)

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

(Leading individuals)

Jonathan KandelKirkland & Ellis International LLP

Key areas of expertise for Kirkland & Ellis International LLP‘s 12-partner tax group include private equity transactions, real estate, credit transactions, restructuring and fund formation. Drawing on the firm’s transatlantic presence, the group is most noted for advising US clients, but it also handles work for clients based in the UK and Europe, with a focus on private equity and financial sponsors. In 2018, the group, which is led by Jonathan Kandel, welcomed Alan Walker from Linklaters LLP, cross-border private equity and M&A specialist Jan Hobbs from Clifford Chance LLP. In November 2019, Chris Smale left to join Linklaters LLP.