Chris is a Partner in the Assets and Structured Finance group based in London.
Chris specialises in large-scale and cross-border structured and asset finance and leasing transactions.
He has advised major international financial institutions, borrowers, operating lessors and flag carrier airlines on a wide array of commercial aviation and corporate jet transactions.
Chris’ extensive experience includes capital market transactions (including EETC and ABS), commercial debt financings, operating leasing, structured tax based leasing (including Japanese operating leases), pre-delivery payment financing, export-credit supported transactions, secondary aircraft trading (including portfolio sales and purchases), aircraft fleet procurement contracts with airframe and engine OEMs, defaults and restructurings.
Chris is recognised by clients, legal directories and industry journals as being a key market participant, having been consistently identified as a “rising star” (AirFinance Journal and LMG Expert Guides) and most recently being recognised by Airline Economics as one of the “40 under 40 most talented individuals in the commercial aviation industry” in 2019.
1999 – 2004 University of Wollongong, Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Hons)
1999 – 2004 University of Wollongong, Bachelor of Commerce, Economics (BCom)
memberships & Associations
The Law Society of England and Wales
The Law Society of New South Wales (Non-Practising)