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Guy Espitalier-Noel

T: +44 20 7809 2236 M: +44 7880 006 462 Email Guy | Vcard Office: London

Awards

LMG Rising Stars 2017

LMG Rising Stars 2017

Guy Espitalier-Noel Senior associate

Contact details

Guy Espitalier-Noel

Guy Espitalier-Noel
Senior associate

T: +44 20 7809 2236 M: +44 7880 006 462 Email Guy | Vcard Office: London

Guy is an aviation finance lawyer with a wealth of experience within the industry, both within private practice and in-house. This experience allows Guy to provide clear and commercial advice to clients on a variety of often complex, cross-border transactions.
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Guy's core practice is aviation finance and leasing. He acts for industry leading aviation finance banks and lessors on complex transactions including operating lease financings (including subordinated debt and Shriah-compliant financings), finance leases, aircraft purchases and disposals and PDP financing.

As senior associate, Guy has been a key member of the Stephenson Harwood team on a number of high-profile aircraft financings, and appreciates the value that his clients place on the advice of a responsive and commercially-minded lawyer.

Guy's experience on two overseas in-house secondments with aircraft leasing companies gives him an important insight into the needs of clients in the industry. 

He also has experience working in-house for a major international manufacturer and servicer of Aircraft equipment. This experience of manufacturer contracts provides assistance to financiers, in particular on new aircraft financings, PDP financings, and leasing transactions where no maintenance reserves are payable. Guy has also advised airlines on their purchase and equipment servicing contracts with manufacturers.

Guy was recognised as a rising star by leading industry publication, Airfinance Journal, in their 2016 Guide to Aviation Lawyers.

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Financing and leasing

Advising DVB, BNP Paribas, BTMU and other leading financial institutions on multiple financings of new and used aircraft for large operating leasing companies.  

Advising a major international operating lessor on the acquisition, financing and leasing of a wide range of new and used aircraft.  

Subordinated debt financing

Advising institutional investors on the subordinated debt financing of aircraft leased to various Middle Eastern airlines.  

PDP financing

Advising a leading financial institution on the PDP financing of multiple A320neo and A330 aircraft.  

Islamic financing

Advising financiers and investors on the Sharia-compliant financing of various aircraft leased to various Middle Eastern airlines. 

Aviation commercial

Advising a major international airline on their aircraft engine purchase and maintenance/servicing agreements.

More: Aviation finance
  • Aviation

Financing and leasing

Advising DVB, BNP Paribas, BTMU and other leading financial institutions on multiple financings of new and used aircraft for large operating leasing companies.  

Advising a major international operating lessor on the acquisition, financing and leasing of a wide range of new and used aircraft.  

Subordinated debt financing

Advising institutional investors on the subordinated debt financing of aircraft leased to various Middle Eastern airlines.  

PDP financing

Advising a leading financial institution on the PDP financing of multiple A320neo and A330 aircraft.  

Islamic financing

Advising financiers and investors on the Sharia-compliant financing of various aircraft leased to various Middle Eastern airlines. 

Aviation commercial

Advising a major international airline on their aircraft engine purchase and maintenance/servicing agreements.

More: Aviation

Awards

LMG Rising Stars 2017

LMG Rising Stars 2017

Latest news & insights

05 Sep 2016

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Airfinance Journal ranks Guy Espitalier-Noel as a rising star in aviation finance

Guy Espitalier-Noel, a senior associate in Stephenson Harwood's aviation finance practice, has been recognised as a rising star by leading industry publication, Airfin..

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25 Jan 2016

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Stephenson Harwood advises DVB

A London aviation finance team has completed the second DVB Airbus A320neo PDP financing.

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