Awarded "the aviation law firm of the year" for the past seven years (Who's Who legal awards), clients and peers recognise the quality of our lawyers, our industry-focused approach and the ability to execute successfully all types of transactions in all situations.
Specialists in the aviation sector, we have wide experience of all types of aircraft financing and leasing transactions. Our lawyers have been involved in a significant volume of transactions across the commercial aircraft, corporate jet and engine sectors, including the Emirates A380 financing transaction which won Air Finance Journal's Most Innovative Deal of the Year award.
Our clients praise our in-depth multi-disciplinary and specialist understanding of the aviation industry and the various intricacies of aviation finance.
The aviation finance team have advised on transactions involving over 350 aircraft and over 50 aircraft engines and have extensive experience of most types of relevant structure and product, including;
- Financing: secured and unsecured loan and lease financing, including pre-delivery payments financing and export credit-supported financing.
- Leasing: leasing transactions including finance leases, operating leases, tax leases and wet leases and charters.
- Acquisitions: manufacturer purchase contracts (new aircraft/engines) and used aircraft sale and purchase (with extensive re-fleeting experience for both airlines and financiers).
We advise a number of established banks and financing parties, aircraft lessors and regional and flag-carrier airlines. We are recognised for our ability to handle transactions for large commercial aircraft, regional aircraft, business jets, engines and helicopters alike.