Gordon Houseman

Gordon Houseman


Gordon focuses on leveraged finance and international capital markets transactions with a particular emphasis on high yield bonds and TLBs.
He has acted for sponsors, corporate issuers and financial institutions on cross-border corporate and acquisition financings and liability management transactions. He also has experience acting for borrowers and lenders private placements and direct lending financings. As a reflection of his standing in the market, Gordon has been ranked as a “Next Generation Partner” in Legal 500 UK 2024. He has also undertaken a secondment at a global financial institution.


Representative matters

Leveraged Finance

Various arrangers on committed financings for acquisitions by Advent International, Apax, Apollo, Bain Capital, Carlyle, Cinven, Nordic Capital and TDR.

Various sponsors on committed financings for acquisitions by BC Partners, Bridgepoint, CVC Capital Partners, Cinven, Centerbridge, Electra Partners, Hellman & Friedman, TPG, and Warburg Pincus. (previous firm experience)

Investment Grade/Debt Capital Markets


  • Next Generation Partner High Yield, Legal 500 UK, 2024
  • Rising Star and Key Lawyer High Yield, Legal 500 UK, 2020



New York, 2014
England & Wales, 2023


B.A., Applied Economics, Queen’s University, 2009
J.D., Law, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, 2013