Brett is recognised as a leading international lawyer in the fields of aircraft finance and leasing.
Brett is a partner in our Aviation Group, based in London.
His particular expertise is cross-border aircraft finance and leasing transactions including export-credit, tax-based and operating lease products.
Brett has advised operating lessors in Europe, Asia and the US on aircraft portfolio acquisitions/sales and on debt financings. He has also acted for lenders and export-credit agencies on aircraft finance transactions and for lessors and airlines on such financings. Brett also has debt capital markets experience.
In addition, he has acted for airlines on major fleet renewal programmes and on finance and operating leases.
For more than 20 years Brett has been actively involved in the aircraft finance and leasing sector based in London, Istanbul, Paris and Singapore, working with two leading global law firms including more than 15 years as partner.
In 2012, Brett was seconded to JPMorgan as a senior consultant advising on a large number of export-credit lease financings for lessors and airlines involving the European ECAs and US Ex-Imbank.
He has acted for financiers/ECAs or airlines on transactions which have received prestigious industry awards including on two occasions Most Innovative Aircraft Finance Deal of the Year and also African Aircraft Finance Deal of the Year.