Sam Harding | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Sam Harding

Associate, London

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Sam Harding is an associate in the Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance Group in the London office. Sam joined the firm in 2013 as a trainee and qualified in 2015. He spent six months working overseas in our Paris office.

Sam has acted for lenders, lessors and borrowers in asset finance transactions across the Middle East, Africa and Europe.

Sam is currently on secondment to Thomas Cook.

Bars and Courts

  • England and Wales


  • MA, Christ Church, Oxford University


  • English


Advising Czech Aeroholding on the sale of six A-320 Aircraft to Aergo Capital.

Advising Thomas Cook Group on the lease novations of three A-321 Aircraft to GE Capital Aviation Services.

Representing Coface and SACE in the guarantee of a USD 143.7 million floating rate notes issuance, privately placed and due 2025 by Aeronautics Investments 18 Ltd., a financing structure vehicle for Transportation Partners Pte. Ltd, to refinance 10 Coface-guaranteed loans for the delivery of a fleet of 10 ATR 72-600 turboprop aircraft for Lion Air’s Wings Abadi and Malindo Airways.

Representing ECGD in connection with the transfer of two portfolios of aircraft from AirAsia Berhad to Asia Aviation Capital, including redeployments of certain aircraft to its Indian subsidiary.

Advising HSH Nordbank on English law security aspects of a USD 100,000,000 term facility to refinance thirty five vessels.

Advising Specialised Vessel Services on various restructuring aspects of a 2014 Murabaha facility.

Advising the administrators of Ceona in connection with a sale agreement for the sale of two vessels.