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

Tax

Position

Alan Walker is a tax partner based in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. Alan advises on UK direct and indirect taxation across a wide range of transactions and asset classes. He has significant experience advising on the structuring and implementation of complex M&A transactions, corporate re-organisations, corporate insolvency, real estate and real estate finance. He also has extensive experience advising on tax aspects of banking and capital markets transactions, infrastructure finance and securitization and fund formation.

Career

2018 to present Kirkland & Ellis International LLP; 2002-2018 Linklaters LLP

Education

College of Law, London (LPC 2001; Post-Graduate Diploma in Law 2000); Pembroke College, University of Cambridge (M.Nat.Sci. 1999; B.A. Natural Sciences Hons. 1999)

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

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.