Aviation & Finance Senior Associate
UK Law Firm
About Our Client
As one of the top international law firms in China, our client is able to support international companies and Chinese enterprises on legal needs related to corporate/M&A, foreign direct investment, regulation and tax, dispute and competition matters. The aviation team will be a great addition to the already well-established China offices. The asset finance partners have been operating in the region for the past 20 years and are now looking to have a team working closer to their clients.
A leading UK law firm with growing practice is looking for a senior aviation associate to join the newly set up Hong Kong team. In this role you will be responsible for representing banks, financiers, lessors and investors in relation to the acquisition, disposal, financing and leasing of aircraft, helicopters, aircraft engines and aircraft spare parts. In this role you will be exposed to a wide variety of transactions including debt and capital market transactions, leasing transactions and portfolio acquisitions and sales.
The Successful Applicant
The ideal candidate should be qualified in the UK, Australia or Hong Kong and have at least 5 years working experience in this field, ideally 2 of which in Asia (candidates currently based in UK and Australia may also be considered). You should be able to work independently with minimum supervision and enjoy to take on additional responsibilities related to the practice management and development.
What's on Offer
The firm already has a roster of established clients in the region and will give you the opportunity work closely with clients across a number of sector groups, including infrastructure and transport, financial institutions, energy and natural resources.