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Aviation finance

Aviation finance

Offering first class service and deep specialist insight, our dedicated global aviation finance practice has acted for airlines, lessors, financial institutions and investors on hundreds of commercial and business aircraft finance, leasing and purchase/sale transactions involving dozens of countries around the world. We are recognised for our in-depth legal expertise and commercial awareness, and known for our high-quality, partner-driven and cost-effective service.

As a firm, our immersion in the aviation industry pre-dates the jet age. We are widely recognised as the leading aviation law firm in the world, and our aviation finance practice and its members also have a long history of industry involvement and recognition as leaders in the aviation finance market. With full-time aviation finance professionals throughout our network, we also have one of the largest and most international dedicated teams of aviation finance lawyers of any global law firm.

Commercial Aviation Finance

Our commercial aviation finance clients include the top established names and new emerging market entrants. We have knowledge of all types of commercial aviation finance, lease and purchase/sale transactions. Our extensive experience includes acting on numerous multi-billion dollar new aircraft orders, hundreds of aircraft and engine operating lease and leveraged operating lease finance transactions, and advising on commercial dispute, enforcement and workout situations.

Business Aviation Finance

By its nature, most of our work in this market sector is confidential. It is sufficient to note that we have advised business aircraft financiers and owners in relation to over 300 business aircraft sale, purchase, lease and finance transactions involving every type of business aircraft, including helicopters. For further information or to request a copy of The Guide to Business Jet Law, please visit our dedicated business aviation finance microsite,