30 June 2022 - Events
Counselling ultra-high net worth individuals, companies and financial institutions in relation to the purchase, financing, leasing and sale of more than US$8 billion of private aircraft.
Counselling investor on the successful US$2.2 billion acquisition of a minority interest in a global aircraft leasing business.
Counselling investor on the successful restructuring of US$4.5 billion new aircraft order.
Counselling investor on the successful acquisition US$35 million acquisition of a minority interest in a low cost airline.
Counselling airlines in relation to the purchase, financing and sale/leaseback of more than US$2.5 billion of new aircraft orders.
Representing airlines, financiers and investors on a large number of operating lease back-leveraged operating lease facilities, pre-delivery payment facilities and other secured loan transactions (including restructurings) covering dozens of jurisdictions.
Representing investors, financiers, lessors and airlines on contentious and non-contentious aircraft repossessions.
Representing investors in commercial dispute negotiations.
England and Wales
Hong Kong (Registered Foreign Lawyer)
‘Investor-State Arbitration in the Context of "Grand Theft Aero" ‘, Apr 2022
‘Legally Yawned: Reflections on $2 billion+ in Pandemic Deals and a Prescription for the Future’, Corporate Jet Investor Global, presenter – November 2021
‘The Untapped Potential of Arbitration in Business Aviation’, Corporate Jet Investor Global, presenter - June 2021
The Avstonish Conference, speaker - May 2021
African Aviation Services Limited’s 28th African Aviation Summit: Air Finance Africa, Johannesburg, speaker - May 2019
‘Sanctions, Tariffs and Other Challenges in Aviation Finance’, Airline Economics’ Growth Frontiers Conference, Hong Kong, presenter - October 2018
ISHKA’s Aviation Festival, Hong Kong, speaker - September 2018
‘How to Not Go To Jail’, Corporate Jet Investor’s Corporate Jet and Helicopter Asia Conference, Singapore, presenter - June 2018
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