Chris has extensive experience in commercial aircraft finance, leasing and trading matters with a particular focus on the Asia-Pacific region.
Chris is counsel in our Aviation Group, based in Hong Kong.
Chris has acted on a wide variety of cross-border aviation transactions for clients including banks, airlines, leasing companies and MROs throughout Asia, the Middle East and Europe. His extensive experience includes debt finance, structured finance, ECA-guaranteed finance, Islamic finance, finance leases, operating leases, sale and lease-backs, portfolio acquisition and finance, MRO agreements and aviation regulatory matters.
He has been based in his native Hong Kong since 2011 and since then has worked on aviation finance and leasing transactions involving China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan and Australia as well as various jurisdictions in Europe, the Middle East and the Americas.
Chris started his aviation legal career with Bird & Bird's London office and recently re-joined the firm in Hong Kong.