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What the team is known for

Recognised for its ability in aviation financing matters. Clients include ECAs, equipment manufacturers, air carriers and financial institutions. Areas of expertise include ECA-backed financings, portfolio transactions, tax-based financings and securitisations. Offers strong cross-border capabilities, with asset finance teams in Paris, Singapore, Munich, Dubai, Moscow and Washington.

Strengths

One client says: "The team has deep industry knowledge and can work collaboratively with clients."

Work highlights

Advised on the USD1.6 billion recapitalisation of Norwegian Air Shuttle.

Notable practitioners

Richard Goss has notable expertise in aviation finance and advises clients on matters such as negotiating and restructuring operating leases. He also has experience working on the sale and leasing of aircraft and joint ventures.

Head of asset finance Robert Fugard is an experienced asset finance lawyer with specialist knowledge of the aviation sector. He advises clients on issues such as high-profile joint ventures and the leasing, acquisition and disposal of aircraft.

Russell Green is a senior associate at the firm and works with a range of clients in the aviation sector. He assists on sale and leaseback transactions and is well placed to advise on recapitalisation and debt restructuring.

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Overview

What the team is known for

Recognised for its ability in aviation financing matters, as well as its work with rail industry groups. Clients include ECAs, equipment manufacturers, air carriers and financial institutions. Areas of expertise include ECA-backed financings, portfolio transactions, tax-based financings and securitisations. Also noted for its work with infrastructure developers and government authorities. Offers strong cross-border capabilities, with asset finance teams in Paris, Singapore, Munich, Dubai, Moscow and Washington.


Work highlight

Represented Pembroke Capital, the aviation lessor of Standard Chartered Bank, in connection with the USD250 million sale of a portfolio of eight aircraft to Goshawk Aviation on lease to various airlines.

Asset Finance

Hogan Lovells

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Location

Atlantic House

Holborn Viaduct

London

Greater London

UK

EC1A 2FG

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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.

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Asset Finance: Aviation Finance


Richard Goss
Band 4
Robert Fugard
Band 4
Russell Green
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