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Jim has significant experience in advising financiers, lessors and operators on all aspects of structured and asset finance, with the majority of his practice focused on the aviation industry. He has advised on some of the most innovative, complex and high-profile structured and asset finance transactions, including many ‘Deal of the Year’ award-winning transactions.
Jim’s experience includes advising banks, export credit agencies, funds, lessors, airlines, helicopter operators, individuals and manufacturers across a spectrum of aviation matters including debt finance, export finance, operating leasing, PDP finance, portfolio transfers, portfolio and warehouse financing, tax leasing products, debt capital markets products, Islamic finance, helicopter finance, business jet finance, engine finance, OEM purchase agreements, restructurings, regulatory and a range of corporate and commercial matters in the aviation industry.
Jim has been described as “very commercial, bright and talented” and “genuinely one of the very rare aviation lawyers who combines strong technical expertise with an acute business sense” in Legal 500. The AirFinance Journal also note that “Jim has acted on some of the most innovative deals in the market and is very popular with clients for his depth of knowledge and commercial approach.”