By Danielle Ngwana-Joseph

Kirkland & Ellis has hired a new partner in its antitrust and competition practice group in London.

Thomas Wilson, a former counsel at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Brussels, has joined the firm as a partner. He specialises in EU and German competition law and has represented clients before the German Federal Cartel Office.

Kirkland & Ellis’ London disputes team has been recognised in the inaugural edition of Benchmark Litigation Europe for its work in commercial and transactions, insolvency and international arbitration obtaining tier 1 and tier 2 rankings.