Karim Kassam is a restructuring partner in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. Karim has experience in cross-border restructurings advising debtors, creditors and strategic investors on restructurings of stressed and distressed businesses. Karim acts on financing transactions across a broad spectrum of capital structures, in particular in relation to event-driven financings and financial restructurings.

Karim was recognised as a key lawyer by The Legal 500 UK (2022).

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2013, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales


  • BPP Law School, LondonLPCDistinction2011
  • Somerville College, University of OxfordB.A.(Hons.)2010