Partner, K&L Gates


Andrew Petersen is a finance partner in the London office of K&L Gates, specialising in structured finance with specific experience of advising financial institutions, lenders, investors, alternative capital providers, asset based lenders and private equity funds on borrowings, new lending, restructurings, workouts and enforcements of debt and equity positions.

Working closely with business support and restructuring teams in relation to positions involving debt capital market issues, he provides strategic advice to loan servicers and sellers of loans and mortgage-backed securities and investors owning or acquiring stressed or distressed assets.

Mr Petersen has spent a period of time in the US and has unique crossover experience acting for investors purchasing, selling and managing CMBS, B notes and mezzanine loans, both in the US and in Europe.

Mr Petersen is listed as an expert and a leader in his field in Who's Who Legal (2012) and appears in the 2013 London Super Lawyers list.

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Areas of Practice

Banking and Finance
  • Year Qualified



    BPP Law School (2006): Qualified Lawyer Transfer Test
    Somerville College, University of Oxford (1998): B.C.L.
    Inns of Court School of Law (1997): Bar Vocational Course
    University of Wales, Swansea (1996): LL.B. (First Class) (Hons)


    The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
    Solicitors Regulation Authority: Higher Rights of Audience
    Commercial Real Estate Finance Council