Lucy Todd



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Summary Open

Lucy is an English Law Solicitor who is an Associate in the Finance group in the Paris office of Watson Farley & Williams.

She focuses on asset finance (aviation, shipping and rail). She joined Watson Farley & Williams on qualification in 2015.

Lucy speaks fluent French.

Experience Open

    Lucy’s experience includes advising:
    • A multitude of different syndicates of banks on the JOLCO financing, with multiple different Japanese equity houses, of single aircraft and batches of aircraft of multiple different types (including A319, B777, B787-9 and A380 aircraft) for Air France.
    • China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Ltd (“CALC”) on the financing and leasing of two Airbus A320-214 aircraft msn 7145 and 7200 leased to Pegasus Airlines by means of a JOLCO. This deal was arranged by Asset Brok’Air. It was named “Aircraft Lessor JOLCO Deal of the Year” at Global Transport Finance 2016 Awards.
    • Chinese Lessor CALC on the financing and JOLCO refinancing of 1 x A320 aircraft for AirAsia Berhad and 1 x A320 aircraft for Thai AirAsia.
    • A leading German lender on the commercial financing of 1 x B787-9 aircraft for Air France.
    • Leading French and German lenders on the JOLCO financing of 2 x B737 aircraft for Transavia France.
    • A number of syndicates of banks on the JOLCO financing of a total of 10 x B737-700 (and -800) aircraft for Scandinavian airline SAS.
    • Deutsche Bank on the Coface-supported financing of the first 2 x AS332 C1e helicopters for South African / Irish operator Starlite and repositioning of the helicopters in various locations worldwide (often including a change of operator and change of state of registration).
    • A leading European aircraft manufacturer on the sales finance aspects of their sale of multiple aircraft to airlines in Indonesia and Malaysia.

Education Open

  • 2013: BPP London Legal Practice Certificate (LPC)
  • 2011–2012: BPP London Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL)
  • 2007–2011:University of Birmingham BA (Hons)
  • 2009–2010: Université de Poitiers

Membership of Professional Societies Open

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority

Employment Record Open

  • 2015–Present: Watson Farley & Williams
  • 2013–2015: Eversheds – trainee solicitor
  • 2012–2013: European Commission: internship – DG Health & Consumers

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