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UK 2023
UK-wide Asset Finance
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4 Ranked Lawyers

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Asset Finance: Aviation Finance - UK-wide
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What the team is known for

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman has a strong aviation finance practice that regularly acts for financial institutions, airlines and aircraft lessors. The firm acts on complex cross-border transactions such as ECA-backed financing, EETCs, cross-border leasing and JOLCOs. It is also noted for its expertise in airline insolvency proceedings.

Work Highlights

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  • Pillsbury represented regional aircraft lessor FALKO in respect of Aeromexico’s entry into US Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

Notable Practitioners

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Graham Tyler
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Co-lead of the firm’s global asset finance team, Graham Tyler has a solid reputation in the market for his aviation finance practice. He advises on aircraft portfolios including sales, acquisitions and financings, among other matters.

"Graham provides great client service."

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Debra Erni
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Debra Erni is a highly regarded practitioner who regularly advises clients in the aviation sector on leasings and financings. She is particularly well versed in advising on Japanese transactions.

"Debra provides quick, pragmatic advice, taking specifics of the matter at hand into account."

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Chris Knight
Associates to watch

Chris Knight often works with clients such as banks, lessors and airlines. His practice covers cross-border engine and aircraft financings.

"Chris has been an outstanding solicitor."

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Rakhi Savjani
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Rakhi Savjani is an astute asset finance lawyer with particular expertise in the aviation industry. She advises clients on aircraft leasing and portfolio sales, among a range of other transactions.

"She's very organised, efficient and good to deal with."

Ranked Lawyers at
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

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Asset Finance: Aviation Finance

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Graham Tyler
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Debra Erni
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Band 3
Chris Knight
Associates to watch
Rakhi Savjani
Associates to watch