Adrian C. Beasley | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
 Adrian Beasley
 Adrian Beasley

Adrian C. Beasley

Partner, London

T +44 20 7532 2312

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Adrian “has a great depth of knowledge in the field and he is pragmatic and sensible.”

Chambers UK 2016


Adrian Beasley advises clients with international asset finance and leasing transactions, with a particular emphasis on the aviation industry. His deals generally span several jurisdictions.

His in-depth knowledge of transactions involving commercial aircraft includes ECA-supported, operating lease, sale and leaseback and tax-based leasing transactions, as well as commercial lending arrangements and capital markets transactions.

Adrian regularly represents banks, export credit agencies, leasing companies and operators. Representative clients include CIT Group, the European ECAs, Jackson Square Aviation and the Thomas Cook Group.

Adrian is a partner in the London Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance Group, a leading global practice which offers both industry expertise and a robust, practical and commercial approach.

Bars and Courts

  • England and Wales


  • Law Society Finals, College of Law, Chester
  • LLB, Law, Manchester University


  • English


ECGD – ECA-supported financing

Advised ECGD and the lenders, JP Morgan Chase and Citibank, in the ECA-supported financing of three A330 aircraft for Philippine Airlines.

COFACE and SACE – ECA-supported financing

Led the team which advised COFACE and SACE in the ECA-supported financing of ten ATR aircraft to be operated by Lion Air subsidiaries and subsequent bond refinancing of the debt.

Jackson Square Aviation sale and leaseback

Advised Jackson Square Aviation in connection with the sale and leaseback of various aircraft operated by easyJet, TUI Travel, Emirates, Monarch Airlines and Finnair.

Euler Hermes – ECA-supported financings

Advised Euler Hermes in connection with the ECA-supported financing of ten Airbus A320 family aircraft operated by Cebu Pacific.

CIT Group financing

Advised CIT Group in connection with their ECA-supported financing of a series of 50 Airbus aircraft on lease to various airlines in numerous jurisdictions.

Thomas Cook Group

Advised the Thomas Cook Group in connection with various sale and leaseback arrangements (aircraft and engines), aircraft re-financings, operating leases, disposals, tax lease restructurings/ unwind arrangements and subleasing arrangements.

Speaking Engagements

Annual presenter and co-chairman at the Euromoney European Airfinance School in the United Kingdom, since 2003.

Awards & Recognition

Recommended lawyer - UK Legal 500 2016: Asset Finance and Leasing

Ranked Band 2 - Chambers UK 2016: Asset Finance

Who's Who Legal - Aviation, 2016