Benjamin Harding is an investment funds partner in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP.

Benjamin primarily advises private investment fund sponsors in relation to the structuring and establishment of investment arrangements across a broad range of alternative investment strategies, with particular focus on real estate and infrastructure.

Benjamin advises on a wide range of investment arrangements. In addition to traditional fund structures, he routinely advises on consortia, separately managed accounts, co-investments and joint ventures.

He advises throughout the entire life cycle of an investment arrangement. Benjamin has addressed a broad range of other transactions relating to private investment funds including secondary transactions, associated carried interest and co-investment plans, fund restructurings and the acquisition and disposal of underlying fund assets.



Admissions & Qualifications

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


  • German
  • Japanese


  • BPP Law SchoolLegal Practice CourseDistinction2007
  • University of WarwickLL.B., Law with German LawFirst Class Honours2006
  • University of KonstanzErasmus2004–2005