Susannah Amini is a debt finance partner in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. She has extensive experience in borrower-side fund finance, acting for many different funds of different asset classes on their capital call / subscription facilities, NAV lines, GP/management company facilities, leverage for secondary transactions and other more bespoke forms of fund finance.

Susannah has been recognised by Law.com on its 2022 list of “Rising Stars: The UK's Best Up and Coming Female Lawyers” and by Legal Week who named her to its 2019 list of “40 Under 40: The Rising Stars in Private Equity”. She is ranked by Chambers UK (2022) for Fund Finance and described by clients as “an excellent lawyer” who is “very knowledgeable, practical and proposes solutions”. She is also recognised as a “Leading Individual” for Fund Finance by The Legal 500 UK (2022).


Thought Leadership


A Comparison Between Two Liquidity Solution Tools: Preferred Equity and NAV Facilities,” Private Equity Law Report, October 2020


Moderator, “Secondaries – Far From Second Fiddle”, Virtual Fund Finance Symposium, November 16 2020


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2010, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales


  • University of NottinghamB.A., Politics2006