Graeme has broad experience of portfolio acquisitions and disposals, complex loan financings, Islamic financings, operating and finance leasing and structured tax leasing transactions. He advises major lenders, investors, lessors and operators around the world on financing structures involving aircraft, rolling stock, and other moveable equipment.
Chambers & Partners (2013) describe Graeme as "very commercial in his approach, he takes a sensible stance and is highly creative". His skills are applied in advising clients on the development of new structures and the successful delivery of initial proof of concept transactions.
In the rail sector, Graeme advises on transactions internationally, including many new entrants to the market. He has been involved in the UK rail sector since privatisation and advised on many major rolling stock transactions, often applying his aircraft finance expertise and UK rolling stock experience to the development of innovative solutions.
Graeme is a renowned aircraft finance specialist in the commercial aircraft and corporate / private jet sectors. He advises on a broad range of transaction structures, including lessor financings and Islamic financings.
He is “extremely knowledgeable and pro-active" (Legal 500 2014) and his straightforward approach is appreciated by clients.
"An extremely capable operator who is quick to suggest innovative solutions"
The Legal 500 UK 2013