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Dentons China

Aviation

2 ranked lawyersBand 2ChinaGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Widely acknowledged for its dedicated aviation finance practice and proves a popular choice for a range of leasing companies and domestic airlines. Scope of expertise spans delivery financing, refinancing, aircraft sale and purchase and cross-border leasing transactions. Adept at advising on matters involving SPVs and free trade zones.

Strengths

"The lawyers' negotiation skills and degree of familiarity and understanding of market practices left a deep impression on us," enthuses one appreciative client.

Another pleased client remarks that the team is "very efficient," adding: "Their service is very good and the responses are very fast."

Work highlights

Acted for CIB Financial Leasing as lessor of two Boeing 737-800 aircraft to Ruili Airlines for USD100 million.

Notable practitioners

Aviation finance and aircraft leasing expert Wu Jingjing enters the rankings after winning extensive endorsements from clients for her practice. She is praised by sources for her "very committed and proactive service" and "ability to detect legal risks," with one source observing: "She uses her knowledge and communication skills to progress the transaction."

Zhou Yao is highlighted by clients and market sources as "so devoted, very hands-on" and "a very capable opponent." She has extensive expertise in aviation financing and leasing mandates. "She is very fast in responding and commercially speaking, very flexible," reports another satisfied client.

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China

Aviation: Finance (PRC Firms)


Jingjing Wu
Band 3
Yao Zhou
Band 2