Ruth van Lare

Ruth van Lare



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Summary Open

Ruth is a Scottish-qualified lawyer in the Paris Finance team who specialises in asset and project finance with a focus on transportation.

She also has experience in corporate law having worked within the corporate department of a leading Scottish law firm and as an in-house lawyer at the Paris headquarters of a major player in the oil and gas sector.

Ruth speaks fluent French.

Experience Open

    Ruth’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.
    • On the purchase and financing of 1 x Dassault Falcon 2000 aircraft for a prominent Eastern European businessman.
    • Deutsche Bank, CA-CIB, Coface and SACE on the ECA financing of 6 x ATR aircraft for Swedish airline Braathens.
    • A leading French bank on the financing of the purchase and JOL of 3 x B737 aircraft for Dutch airline KLM.
    • A leading French bank on the financing of the purchase and JOL of 2 x A320 aircraft for Irish airline Aer Lingus.
    • A leading Spanish bank on the BPIAE / SACE supported financing of 2 x ATR 72 aircraft for a North African airline.

Education Open

  • 2009: Diploma in Legal Practice, – Glasgow Graduate School of Law
  • 2008: 1st class, LLB Law with French Law, University of Aberdeen
  • 2006: Diploma in French Law (ERASMUS), Université Pierre Mendès-France, Grenoble II

Author/Speaker/Awards Open

  • “It’s the start of the railroading towards the Luxembourg Protocol” (co-author), Leasing Life, March 2016.

Membership of Professional Societies Open

  • Law Society of Scotland
  • Paris Bar (registered as a foreign lawyer)

Employment Record Open

  • 2013 – 2015: Tokheim Group – HQ, Paris
  • 2010 – 2013: Semple Fraser LLP, Edinburgh

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