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Charlotte McNeilly

T: +44 20 7809 2713 M: +44 7702 108 662 Email Charlotte | Vcard Office: London

Charlotte McNeilly Associate

Contact details

Charlotte McNeilly

Charlotte McNeilly

T: +44 20 7809 2713 M: +44 7702 108 662 Email Charlotte | Vcard Office: London

Charlotte is an asset finance lawyer with specialist expertise in aviation finance and leasing.
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Charlotte has extensive experience working on a wide range of cross-border finance, leasing and acquisition transactions in the aviation sector. Charlotte regularly acts for financiers, lessors and operators. Her experience includes commercial and ECA-backed financings, sale leasebacks, operating leases, commercial aircraft trading, asset securitisation and JOLCO transactions and Charlotte has previously worked on several award winning transactions. Charlotte also has experience of business jet financing and acquisition.

Prior to joining Stephenson Harwood, Charlotte worked in London, Paris and most recently, Singapore where she worked at an operating lessor, gaining valuable industry experience.

  • Aviation finance

Commercial financing

Acting for financial institutions, arrangers and lessors on various cross-border commercial debt financing transactions including operating lessor financings and JOLCOs.

Aircraft leasing

Advising lessors and airlines in relation to various operating leases, sale leasebacks, restructurings and lease novation transactions.

Export credit agency supported financing

Advising export credit agencies and lenders in relation to export credit agency supported financings for new Airbus aircraft.

Aircraft trading

Advising lessors on a variety of aircraft acquisitions and disposals.


Advising arrangers on the first airline bond issuance backed by landing slots in Europe.

Private jets

Advising financiers and high net worth individuals on the acquisition and financing of private jets.

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