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White & Case LLP

Asset Finance

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What the team is known for

High-calibre aviation finance practice regularly instructed by banks, ECAs and operators. Skilled in debt financing structures, ECA-backed financing, operating leases and leveraged leasing. Also excels in capital markets financings and additionally noted for its advice on regulatory matters and cross-border issues, particularly in emerging markets.

Strengths

Clients say: "The team apply their knowledge, pay attention to detail and are extremely responsive."

Another source adds: "They are excellent. I have been particularly impressed by the timely responses and pace of delivery."

Interviewees note: "They understand how the aviation business works and how the relationships among the various types of suppliers are structured."

Notable practitioners

Global head of asset finance Justin Benson is well recognised in the market for his aviation finance experience. He handles a wide variety of work, including leaseback transactions and restructurings.
"Justin Benson has extensive commercial knowledge and market awareness. He provides measured, concise and always invaluable guidance on commercial as well as legal issues and has the ability to tailor that advice for everyone from the most junior team member to the CEO. He has a calm, reasonable but firm approach to negotiations combined with an apparent sixth sense and quick thinking."

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Asset Finance

White & Case LLP

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Location

5 Old Broad Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC2N 1DW

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Asset Finance: Aviation Finance


Justin Benson
Band 2