Nick is the Chair of Dentons' Global Aviation group. His main areas of practice are cross-border aircraft finance and leasing structures with tax-based elements, ECA-supported financings and aircraft operating leasing.
He has been recognised as a Legal Expert for Aviation Finance and Asset Finance and Leasing by Legal Business, The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners guides to the legal profession for over 20 years and is listed in the Who's Who Legal for Aviation. He has spent time working in France and, in particular, spent 18 months on secondment with Airbus working on manufacturer-supported financings in the early 1990s.
Over the last 30 years, Nick has been involved in all manner of aircraft financings, leasing and purchase structures. In this time he has represented many of the major European, American and Japanese banks for aircraft deliveries to some of the world's leading airlines. More recently, Nick has worked with some of the most active European airlines in their fleet development programs and with a number of the leading aircraft leasing companies on portfolio acquisitions and sales.