David Wright

Associate, London

Biography

Overview

David is an associate in the Firm's Energy, Infrastructure, Projects and Asset Finance Group. His focus is on international aircraft finance and leasing transactions. David's experience includes secured debt financings, operating, finance and tax-based lease structures, export credit agency-supported financings, aircraft sales, purchases and lease novations.

David has represented export credit agencies, banks, leasing companies and operators, and has recently acted for ECGD, COFACE, CIT Group, DVB Bank SE, HSH Nordbank AG and Aeroflot, amongst others.

David joined the Firm in 2005 and qualified as an associate in August 2007.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Education
LPC
BPP Law School, London
GDL
BPP Law School, London
BA (Hons)
Oxford University
Languages
English
German

Experience

Acting for CIT Group in connection with the ECA-supported lease financing of a number of Airbus aircraft leased to various airlines.

Acting for ECGD in connection with the ECA-supported financings of five Airbus A330 aircraft for AirAsia X Sdn Bhd and six Airbus A330 aircraft for Thai Airways International Public Company Limited.

Acting for Société Générale in connection with the French tax lease financing of two Airbus A380 aircraft for Deutsche Lufthansa.

Acting for the lenders and the risk participant in connection with the financing of one A380 Airbus aircraft for Emirates.

Acting for the lenders in connection with the financing of six Airbus aircraft purchased by a major operating lessor, on lease to various airlines.