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Aviation Finance - leading Asset Finance firm - 2-5 London

Jameson Legal
England, London
£73000 - £95000 per annum
Closing date
21 Sep 2021

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Practice area
2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years
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Our client is a major international law firm well known for providing a full range of market-leading legal services across their chosen sectors. The firm is particularly well-known for their finance work and highly rated for their Energy, Transport, and Real Estate sector practices.

The opportunity:

The firm's Aviation Finance team (part of the wider Asset Finance Group) acts for all parties involved in Aviation financing transactions: lessors, lessees, financiers, airlines, manufacturers, arrangers, borrowers, export credit agencies, trustees, and private individuals.

They advise on all aspects of domestic and cross-border financing including export credit backed financing, syndicated and bilateral debt, securitisations, advising on distressed asset finance transactions, tax planning and structuring, cross border leasing, off-balance sheet structures, Islamic financing, operating and finance leases (both tax and non-tax based), receivables financing, sale and purchase of leasing companies, and vendor leasing documentation (including lease/rental agreements and programme agreements).

They are also involved in commercial aspects of their clients' aviation businesses, including procurement contracts with airframe and engine manufacturers, maintenance or support arrangements, asset sale and purchase (including sale and leaseback); and sale and purchase of aircraft portfolios and lease transfers.

The firm is now looking to recruit an additional mid-level Aviation Finance Associate.


To be considered for this position you will have

  • Excellent academics;
  • Training and ideally either 3-5 years' post-qualification experience in aviation finance work, preferably gained from a City or international law firm (foreign-qualified lawyers with relevant PQE would also be considered);
  • Proven technical skills in non-contentious aviation financing and related transactions;
  • A well-practiced understanding of the aviation sector;
  • Strong legal, analytical and transaction management and execution skills; and
  • A proactive and confident attitude with a high level of initiative.

If you're looking for a firm where you can be involved in high quality work, where partners respect your time and workloads, and where partnership is a realistic goal for those so inclined, get in touch to discuss this opportunity. Please send your CV in complete confidence to or call David on +44 (0)7860774391 for a confidential discussion.

Jameson Legal acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

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Jameson Legal is a multi award winning international consultancy specialising in the recruitment of lawyers and legal personnel. Our clients include many of the leading international law firms as well as the in-house legal departments of major private companies and publicly listed multi-nationals. 

We have dedicated teams of specialist consultants focusing on:

- Local and international private practice recruitment;

- Local and international in-house recruitment;

- Partner and General/Regional Counsel level recruitment and search.

Jameson Contract Solutions ("JCS"​) is part of Jameson Legal and provides lawyers to work on an interim basis. Through our existing network we can provide clients with a selection of the very best lawyers on the market. These lawyers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are of the highest standard. They are ready to work both nationally and internationally.

Jameson Legal Tech is an innovative new service, where we are working with pioneering legal tech and venture capital companies to expand into new markets. Our initial partnership with App4Legal - Legal Practice Management Software is a ground breaking development for Jameson Legal, giving our clients and candidates the opportunity to employ a "best in breed" legal technology.

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