Sebastian Chan is a debt finance partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Sebastian advises private equity and infrastructure fund clients on investments in energy and infrastructure assets. He has significant experience representing financial institutions, funds, non-traditional lenders, companies and financial sponsors in the structuring, negotiation and documentation of debt financing and restructuring transactions. He is adept at both bank and bond offerings in leveraged acquisition finance. Sebastian has also done extensive work in the areas of private equity, structured finance and securitization, and venture capital finance. Sebastian was recommended by The Legal 500 United States in 2022–2023 for Project Finance.



Recognized for Project Finance by The Legal 500 United States, 2022–2023


Admissions & Qualifications

  • New York
  • California


  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese
  • French


  • Stanford Law SchoolJ.D.2007

    Stanford Law Review

    Stanford Law & Policy Review

  • Columbia UniversityB.A., English; French Minorsumma cum laude2000

    Columbia Global Scholar

    Singapore Airlines Undergraduate Scholar