Tom specializes in asset finance with a particular focus on aircraft finance and leasing transactions. Tom has acted for Export Credit Agencies, banks, operating lessors and airlines. He has also acted on a broad range of cross-border transactions, including export-credit backed financings, finance and operating lease transactions, sale and purchase transactions, tax-based leasing, portfolio refinancings and maintenance contracts.
Tom joined SGR in 2020, having previously worked as in-house counsel for one of the world’s largest travel and tourism companies, supporting their aircraft fleet management and fleet finance team including assisting with new aircraft and engine deliveries, seasonal sub-leasing, lease novations, maintenance and equipment vendor contracts, aircraft redeliveries and general commercial contract advice. Tom has also worked in the asset finance practices of two international law firms based in London.