Andrew Benson

Andrew Benson

  • Senior Associate

Andrew is an associate in the Funds Department, whose clients include asset managers and institutional investors.

Andrew first qualified as a pensions solicitor and switched to the Investment Funds Group in 2015, and has completed a number of client and international secondments as a trainee and qualified lawyer, most recently as secondee general counsel at a leading UK-based family office and as secondee legal counsel at a UK private equity manager.

Investment fund managers

Andrew's primary focus is on the establishment, structuring, marketing, and fundraising of a variety of alternative investment funds. He also has experience of assisting managers on their carry and co-investment incentive arrangements, as well as secondary transactions and the day-to-day operation of their funds.

Investors

Andrew's practice also includes assisting institutional investors, including occupational pension schemes and financial institutions, on their investment programmes across a broad range of sectors and fund types, including private equity, real estate, debt, infrastructure, venture capital, and hedge funds.