Marcus Thompson


Marcus is a partner in the Government & Internal Investigations Group in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. He assists clients with a variety of business-related criminal matters such as anti-money laundering, anti-bribery and corruption, international sanctions and corporate investigations. He has significant experience advising companies on the design and implementation of compliance programs and has worked on such programs in many countries around the world.

Previously, he was a barrister in independent practice where his work focused on prosecuting and defending in the criminal courts. After leaving private practice, he served as the legal adviser on financial and international crime at the Serious Organised Crime Agency (now the National Crime Agency) in London. Marcus has also worked in the Cayman Islands and served as the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Walkers, a leading offshore law firm. Most recently, he was a partner at Ropes & Gray in London.





Marcus Thompson

Kirkland & Ellis Int LLP