Vedder Price

Private Aircraft Department

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Vedder Price's global transportation finance team is well regarded for its experience in the financing and transactional aspects of the private aircraft sector. The team has a strong worldwide presence, with offices in London, Singapore and across the US.

A source enthuses: "They not only have all the required resources when I need them but their work is also of high quality."

Notable practitioners

David Hernandez
advises on a range of private aircraft matters including sale and purchase and leasing. He also advises on financing and aircraft management. He is based in the firm's Washington DC office, and a source notes that "he is big on the US scene."

Derek Watson
advises in the sale and purchase, financing and leasing of private aircraft. He is based in the firm's London office and has a strong reputation in the UK market.

Edward Gross
is "an extremely experienced lawyer and is able to bring considerable commercial experience," says an interviewee. Gross advises on the leasing and financing of private aircraft. "He is super smart, super good, he is top of the top," enthuses another interviewee, adding: "He is one of the best in the industry, bar none."