Kirkland & Ellis

For the purposes of the salary table, Kirkland's salaries are shown in sterling, but in the UK above trainee level pay is pegged to the dollar, and the dollar levels are as follows:

 NQ         $190,000    
 1PQE     $200,000  
 2PQE     $220,000  
 3PQE     $255,000  
 4PQE     $280,000    
 5PQE     $305,000   

Not too shabby. And if that weren't enough, in summer 2018 these bonuses were handed out to all:

  NQ         $5,000
 1PQE      $7,500
 2PQE      $10,000
 3PQE      $15,000
 4PQE      $20,000
 5PQE      $25,000

 

Offices

HQ
Chicago
UK Offices
London
Non-UK Offices
Beijing, Boston, Chicago ,Dallas, Hong Kong, Houston, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Shanghai, Washington DC

Salary

1st Year Trainee
£46,000
2nd Year Trainee
£48,000
NQ
£146,000
1 PQE
£155,000
2 PQE
£170,000
3 PQE
£197,000
Profit Per Equity Partner
£3,600,000

Benefits

Target Hours
-
Allowance
-
Bonus
-
Gender Pay Gap
-
Health Care
-
Flexible Working
-
Maternity & Paternity Policy
-

Trainees

Trainees Retained 2017
56%
Training contracts per year
9

Kirkland & Ellis’s Firm of the Year Scores

Overall
77%
Pay
100%
Career Development
90%
Management
80%
Culture
76%
Work / Life Balance
41%
Snacks
71%
Loos
75%

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