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Ranked in 2 Practice Areas
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Transport: Rail
12 Years Ranked

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Provided by Graeme McLellan

Practice Areas

Banking & Financial Services

Business Aviation

Corporate

Finance

Project & Infrastructure Finance

Transportation

Infrastructure

Rail & Transit

Aviation

Career

Graeme McLellan is an asset finance professional with particular focus on the aircraft and rail rolling stock sectors, regularly advising major sophisticated international clients on business-critical matters.

His experience includes secured loans, bond financings, tax leasings, Islamic financings, and portfolio acquisitions / disposals. He enjoys cutting through complex and difficult issues, applying experience of structured, cross-border transactions to develop innovative strategies.

Graeme frequently advises new market entrants on their initial market studies, product development and structuring, bids for opportunities, and implementation of winning bids.

In the rail sector, Graeme advises on transactions internationally and has been involved in the UK rail sector since privatisation. He has advised on many major rolling stock transactions, often applying his broader knowledge to the development of innovative strategies.

Graeme is renowned for his aircraft finance experience in the commercial aircraft and corporate / private jet sectors. He advises on a broad range of transaction structures, including lessor financings and Islamic financings.

Publications

Ranked, Chambers & Partners, 2019, 2022

Personal

Education:

LPC, College of Law, 1995

LL.B. (Hons), University of Edinburgh, 1993

Chambers Review

Provided by Chambers

UK

Asset Finance: Rail Finance - UK-wide
2
Band 2

Graeme McLellan focuses on rail finance work. His practice includes advising on the leasing and procurement of rolling stock.
"Graeme McLellan is a quality operator." "He's a very good lawyer with a good knowledge of the rail sector, and he's very practical and client-focused."


Transport: Rail - UK-wide
2
Band 2

Graeme McLellan has extensive experience in transport and asset finance. He has particular expertise in rail rolling stock matters and regularly advises clients on procurement, financing and complex transactions.
"He has a very commercial approach and a 360-degree understanding of rail financing. He knows the industry and regulatory environment." "He provides a first-class service."

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