Brian Monkarsh joins Aerlex Law Group

Brian Monkarsh joins Aerlex Law Group

Brian Monkarsh, a 20 year aviation industry lawyer has joined Aerlex as senior counsel, Commercial Aircraft. Monkarsh spent a decade with International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) – one of the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies. From 2005 to 2009, he

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Holland & Knight expands transportation finance practice

Holland & Knight expands transportation finance practice

Aviation finance attorneys William Coleman and Victoria Koob have joined Holland & Knight’s transportation finance practice as partners. Also joining the firm are associates Laurence Long, Fabio Miceli and Rachel Thomasen. All previously practiced at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. The lawyers

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Nick Humphrey joins Kennedys Middle East office

Nick Humphrey joins Kennedys Middle East office

Kennedys has strengthened its global aviation practice with the hire of dispute resolution and commercial partner Nick Humphrey. Humphrey will be based in Dubai and joins from Clyde & Co, where he led its Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

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HFW merges with US firm Legge Farrow

HFW merges with US firm Legge Farrow

Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) will be merging with leading US energy and marine firm Legge, Farrow, Kimmitt, McGrath & Brown LLP. The merger will take place in January 2017. HFW will retain its own identity in the new law firm.

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Oliver Tebbit joins WFW Dubai as Partner

Oliver Tebbit joins WFW Dubai as Partner

Oliver Tebbit has joined International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) as a partner. He was previously a partner at Clyde & Co in the same city. Tebbit has over 15 years’ experience advising on asset finance transactions and

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Richard Pearson, AVION LAW

Richard Pearson, AVION LAW

Richard Pearson is the founder of AVION LAW, a dedicated aviation law firm with its principal office in Newport Beach, California. AVION LAW Principal Newport Beach, California Office: (+1) 949-798-5729 Mobile: (+1) 949-441-6141 richard.pearson@avionlaw.com   Richard’s advice “They don’t tell

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Richard Pearson launches Avion Law

Richard Pearson launches Avion Law

Specialist aviation lawyer Richard Pearson has launched Avion Law, a boutique law firm for both commercial and business aviation. Pearson is a licensed English solicitor and has also been admitted to the State Bar of California, enabling him to advise

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Vedder Price expands into Singapore

Vedder Price expands into Singapore

Vedder Price will be opening of a new office in Singapore. The Singapore office will tap existing members of Vedder Price’s prominent Global Transportation Finance (GTF) practice, with plans to further develop this new office through additional lateral hires. The

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Jim Bell joins Bird & Bird as partner

Jim Bell joins Bird & Bird as partner

Jim Bell has joined Bird & Bird as a partner in the Aviation & Aerospace Group. Bell has experience in advising banks, export credit agencies, lessors, airlines, individuals and manufacturers across a spectrum of aviation matters including debt financing, export finance,

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Holland & Knight expands transportation finance practice in London

Holland & Knight expands transportation finance practice in London

Holland & Knight has opened an office in London to expand its aviation and maritime finance practices. The office will include six lawyers, all of whom previously practiced at Clark Ricketts, a well-established London law firm whose practice is devoted

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