Partner, Asset Finance
William specialises in aircraft finance and leasing. He has considerable expertise across a broad range of aviation transactions including export credits, tax leases, operating leases and sale and purchase of aircraft portfolios. His experience covers a variety of structures including Japanese operating leases, French tax leases, European ECA- and US Exim-backed aircraft financing, pre-delivery financing and Chinese domestic leases. William’s work upon a number of innovative deals has been recognised in the Airfinance Journal’s Asia Pacific Deal of the Year for each of 1999, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2015.
William is named a Band 1 Aviation Finance lawyer in Chambers Asia Pacific 2016. He is “very experienced, very strong, one of the best in the market – he can offer solutions and advise not only legally but commercially to help a client reach an agreement” (Chambers Asia Pacific 2016).