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Holland & Knight LLP

Asset Finance

3 ranked lawyersBand 3Global Market LeadersGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Holland & Knight has a well-regarded asset finance practice operating out of offices in the USA and the UK. It is regularly mandated on matters relating to Asia and Latin America. The firm offers:
• Expertise providing legal counsel on the full spectrum of aviation finance matters.
• Considerable experience advising investment banks and aviation leasing companies.

Strengths

"They are a top-notch firm and they have a lot of fantastic individuals," says a source.

An interviewee states: "Holland & Knight are a fantastic firm; their aviation finance team is very strong and they can be very practical," further adding: "They have a good understanding and knowledge of the aviation and asset finance space in Latin America."

Notable practitioners

John Pritchard is highly regarded by sources as "one of the industry stalwarts" and "an exceptional lawyer with a wealth of experience in the industry." He is based in New York and is well known for his expertise handling aviation finance matters.

Market sources recognise Phillip Durham as "a very well-respected lawyer" who is "a pleasure to work with on a deal." He leads the firm's asset finance group out of New York and is well known for his expertise advising on aviation finance matters in the Latin American market. Another interviewee remarks: "He has an exceptional understanding of asset finance and he has a very detailed knowledge of the industry."

William Piels is based in San Francisco and is described as a "fantastic lawyer" by a source, who continues: "He has a lot of experience, a lot of knowledge and is incredibly technical." He is recognised for his considerable expertise in advising clients on a range of aviation finance matters.

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Global Market Leaders

Asset Finance


John F Pritchard
Senior Statespeople
Phillip Durham
Band 4
William Piels
Band 3