West Kirkland Mining Inc. Retains Sequoia Partners Inc. for Investor Relations Services

July 13, 2010

VANCOUVER, July 13 – West Kirkland Mining Inc. “WKM” (WKM: TSX-V) announces today that it has retained Sequoia Partners Inc., (“Sequoia”), to provide investor relations and consulting services.

Sequoia will receive a monthly retainer of $3,750. The Company will also issue, as compensation to Sequoia, an option to purchase 200,000 common shares pursuant to the company's stock option plan and vesting over a period of nine months. The options are exercisable at the closing price of the Corporation’s common shares on the day prior to the grant.  The options and the contract are subject to regulatory approval.

The objective of the contract with Sequoia Partners is to grow the Company’s following and contacts as it starts its gold exploration work on major trends in North America.

West Kirkland’s exploration crews have started work on the ground in Kirkland Lake, Ontario and on the Carlin Trend, Nevada.  Drilling is expected to commence in both areas later this summer.

About Sequoia Partners Inc.
The principals of Sequoia Partners, Don Graham and James Beesley, have been involved with public companies listed on the TSX and TSX Venture Exchange for several years whether acting as directors or management of such issuers, or assisting such companies with investor relations and corporate communications.  Mr. Graham and Mr. Beesley have been involved with companies ranging from resource issuers through to biotech/industrial issuers.

About West Kirkland Mining Inc.
West Kirkland Mining was formed in 2010 and is focused on gold exploration in North America.  The company has consolidated significant mineral rights positions in the Kirkland Lake area of Canada and the Carlin trend of Nevada – two of North America’s Premier Gold camps.

For further information, please see the Company’s website at www.wkmining.com or contact us by email at info@wkmining.com or call:

West Kirkland Mining Inc.
R. Michael Jones or Michael Allen at (604) 685-8311

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Disclaimer for Forward-Looking Information
This press release contains forward-looking information within the meaning of Canadian securities laws. Such information includes, without limitation, information regarding proposed exploration activities. Although the Company believes that such information is reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Forward-looking information is typically identified by words such as: believe, expect, anticipate, intend, estimate, postulate and similar expressions, or are those, which, by their nature, refer to future events. The Company cautions investors that any forward-looking information provided by the Company is not a guarantee of future results or performance, and that actual results may differ materially from those in forward looking information as a result of various factors, including, but not limited to, the state of the financial markets for the Company’s equity securities, the state of the market for gold or other minerals that may be produced generally, recent market volatility; variations in the nature, quality and quantity of any mineral deposits that may be located, the Company's ability to obtain any necessary permits, consents or authorizations required for its activities, to raise the necessary capital or to be fully able to implement its business strategies and other risks associated with the exploration and development of mineral properties. The reader is referred to the Company's Filing Statement dated March 31, 2010 for a more complete discussion of such risk factors and their potential effects, a copy of which may be accessed through the Company’s page on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.