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Chris Rogers

T: +44 20 7809 2519 Email Chris | Vcard Office: London

Chris Rogers Associate

Contact details

Chris Rogers

Chris Rogers

T: +44 20 7809 2519 Email Chris | Vcard Office: London

Chris is an associate in the finance group.

Chris has broad experience acting on portfolio acquisitions and disposals, complex loan financings and restructurings, asset sale and purchase transactions, operating and finance leasing and structured tax leasing transactions.

Chris is a dual British-Brazilian national and speaks Portuguese and Spanish.
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Chris has experience acting for both lenders and borrowers based in a number of jurisdictions and sectors.

He has recent experience in debt finance, restructurings, ship sale and purchases, ship registration, leasing and shipbuilding transactions.

Chris also has experience within the aviation sector and has previously worked on a number of aircraft finance and leasing transactions.
  • Ship and offshore finance
  • Aviation finance

Ship finance

Advising leading international financial institutions lending to major international corporates in the shipping sector.  

Advising multinational ship operators on day-to-day activities and financing transactions.

Ship sale and purchase

Advising buyers and sellers regarding portfolio acquisitions/disposals.


Advising owners in respect of fleet acquisitions and ongoing contractual relations with builders.

Super yachts

Advising owners and lenders in respect of pre- and post-delivery financings, sale and purchases and tax leasing.

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Aviation finance

Advising lenders and operators on pre and post-delivery financing of commercial aircraft and business jets.

Pre-delivery payment financing

Representing financiers on the development of innovative new structures for the financing of pre-delivery payments on fleet acquisitions.


Advising on operating and finance leasing and structured tax leasing transactions.
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  • Banks and banking
  • Shipping


Advising on complex, multi-jurisdictional syndicated financings.


Advising the agents of syndicates of banks in relation to the restructuring of loan facilities in respect of a large portfolio of vessels.
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General legal advice

Advising a multinational ship operator in respect of its day-to-day activities and financing/leasing transactions.

Working with major financial institutions in the shipping sector on loan facilities secured over vessels.
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  • Europe
  • South America
Chris is an England & Wales qualified solicitor with the majority of his clients being based in the UK and Europe.

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Chris is a Brazilian national who is fluent in Portuguese.  Chris frequently travels to Brazil and South America and has regularly advised clients in the region, acting with correspondent lawyers where appropriate.

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