Usman Khan

Partner Debt Finance
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Usman Khan is a partner in the debt finance practice in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP.

Usman's practice focuses on domestic and cross-border general banking and finance work with a particular emphasis on real estate finance. He acts for lenders, private equity sponsors, credit funds, and other real estate investors in all aspects of real estate finance, including senior and mezzanine investment, hotel financing, development financings, repo and loan-on-loan financings and Shariah-compliant financings.

In 2022–2023, Usman was recognised as a “Next Generation Partner” for Property Finance in The Legal 500 UK.

External Recognition

The Legal 500 UK - Testimonials (2022–2023):

  • "The Kirkland & Ellis team provide invaluable support."
  • "The team are hands on, commercial and able to marry both great attention to detail and an ability to distil key points to non-legal minds."
  • "Well connected team that work cohesively within and across deals."
  • "Highly commercial and enjoyable to work with!"
  • "Usman Khan is highly responsive and surprisingly relaxed, irrespective of time pressures."



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2014, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales


  • English
  • Urdu
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi


  • BPP Law School, LondonLegal Practice Course2011
  • King's College LondonLL.B.2010