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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Asset Finance

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What the team is known for

Strong rail finance practice with specialist expertise in rolling stock financing deals for ROSCOs and particularly noted for its considerable cross-border strengths. Also has experience advising clients, including banks, manufacturers and airlines, on a full range of aviation finance matters including the acquisition, disposal and leasing of fleets.

Strengths

"BCLP’s representation was first-rate," reports one client. "The firm’s expertise and dedication to supporting their client’s goals is impressive and all of the work was handled in an exemplary manner."

Another says: "The team has an integrated approach and offers creative solutions."

Clients note: "They always act promptly, courteously and succinctly, with a high level of competency and problem solving."

Work highlights

Advised EY as administrators on all aviation financing and leasing aspects of FlyBe’s administration.

Acted in connection with the leasing of Angel Trains' rolling stock on the South Eastern and Greater Western franchises.

Advised Heathrow Airport on a range of matter concerning Crossrail, including advice on extending the subleasing of Class 360s.

Notable practitioners

Jamie Wiseman-Clarke is an experienced transport and asset finance practitioner. He has expertise in acquiring, selling and leasing rolling stock.
"Jamie Wiseman-Clarke continually impresses me with his in-depth knowledge of asset-based financing and of lease financing in particular. His subject matter expertise is top-notch, he is a very practical and business-minded lawyer and his advice is direct and to the point." "Jamie knows his way around the industry, and is incredibly capable and good to work with."

Rebecca Quayle continues to build an impressive practice in the aviation space. She works on cross-border leases and financings, among other matters.
"Rebecca is outstanding in her responsiveness, attention to detail and the knowledge she was able to bring." "Rebecca Quayle, while incredibly knowledgeable of the acquisition of aviation assets, is also innovative and thorough in offering solutions to the issues."

Russell Clifford has a strong reputation in rail finance and works with key clients on rolling stock procurement, among other matters. He is head of the asset finance practice at the firm.
"Russell is experienced and comes up with good solutions." "He is an efficient practitioner."


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Asset Finance

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

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Location

Governor’s House

5 Laurence Pountney Hill

London

Greater London

UK

EC4R 0HH

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

UK-wide

Asset Finance: Aviation Finance


Rebecca Quayle
Band 4

Asset Finance: Rail Finance


Jamie Wiseman-Clarke
Band 2
Russell Clifford
Band 2