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Aviation: Finance

1 ranked lawyersBand 3Asia-Pacific RegionGlobal 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

The aerospace finance team at HFW is noteworthy for acting on a number of cross-border financing transactions from its Singapore, Sydney and Hong Kong offices, often involving jurisdictions such as Malaysia, India, China, Indonesia and the Philippines. Receives frequent instructions from leasing companies, financiers and airlines. Also noted for its ability to handle significant portfolio transactions. Increasingly active in the PRC market, advising on aircraft trading deals. Assists clients with aircraft financing, leasing and restructuring matters.

Strengths

Highlighting the team's "sound understanding of the relevant law," a client notes approvingly that its "good commercial understanding leads to very practical advice."

Notable practitioners

David Brotherton is active in the Singaporean aviation finance market, advising on aircraft portfolio sales and acquisitions. His regional experience spans various jurisdictions, including India, Thailand and Korea. One impressed client finds him "very pleasant and responsive."

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Asia-Pacific Region

Aviation: Finance


David Brotherton
Band 3