Benjamin Amos is an international counsel and a member of the firm’s Investment Management Group, based in the London office. His practice focuses on advising sponsors of private equity funds, including buyout and distressed funds, in connection with a broad range of matters, such as fund formation and ongoing operational matters and co-investments, as well as advising on carry planning and management team spinouts. Mr. Amos is also a member in the firm’s Private Fund Transactions Group, where he regularly advises general partners, secondaries fund sponsors, sovereign wealth funds and other investors on secondary transactions, fund restructurings and tender offers, preferred equity investments and acquisitions of interests in private equity firms. Mr. Amos’s recent experience includes acting for clients, such as AlbaCore Capital, Allianz Capital Partners, Glendower Capital, HarbourVest Partners, Intermediate Capital Group, J.F. Lehman, Liberty Mutual, Odyssey Investment Partners, Pantheon Ventures, Park Square Capital, Providence Equity Partners and Prudential Financial.

Mr. Amos joined Debevoise in 2010. From 2010 until March 2015, Mr. Amos was based in the New York office. Mr. Amos received a J.D. cum laude from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2010 and a Graduate Diploma in Law from the City Law School, London, UK in 2004. He received the Dean Merit’s Scholarship and Distinguished Performance Award from Cardozo in 2007–2008, and the Diplock Scholarship from Middle Temple, London, UK in 2004. He received a B.A. Hons. from Oxford University in 2003.


  • University of Oxford, 2003, B.A.
  • City University London, 2004, GDL
  • Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2010, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • England & Wales