Contact details

Rebecca Garner

T: +44 20 7809 2125 M: +44 7747 212 960 Email Rebecca Office: London

Awards

Euromoney LMG Europe Women in Business Law Awards 2019 – nominee Aviation

Euromoney Expert Guides 2017 – Rising Star Aviation

Rebecca Garner Partner

Contact details

Rebecca Garner

Rebecca Garner
Partner

T: +44 20 7809 2125 M: +44 7747 212 960 Email Rebecca Office: London

Rebecca is an asset and structured finance specialist with extensive experience acting for airlines, investment funds and financial institutions on a wide variety of aircraft finance and related matters across the industry.
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Rebecca also advises clients in respect of structured finance, debt capital markets and derivatives matters.

Rebecca's spectrum of expertise includes advising on all aspects of aviation finance and leasing transactions including debt and equity financing, JOLCOs, ECA financing, operating leases, cross-border tax enhanced structures, pre-delivery payment financing, sale and leasebacks, French tax leases, Islamic financing, maintenance contracts, total care agreements, restructuring of airlines, regulatory matters,  acquisition and sale of aircraft, sub-leases and wet leases.

Rebecca also has comprehensive experience of representing corporate clients in relation to structured products and derivatives including general banking, commercial real estate finance, debt portfolio acquisitions and disposals and structured finance including commodities, interest rate swaps, FX products, repos, total return swaps and credit default swaps.

"Extremely professional and technically excellent.  She supported us brilliantly through negotiations, ensuring we got the commercial and legal outcome we desired".

The Legal 500 UK

  • Aviation finance
  • Derivatives and structured finance

Financing

Advising airlines on financing arrangements including JOLCOs, debt financing, export credit financing, tax enhanced leases, sale and leasebacks and refinancing.

Operating leases, maintenance and Total Care Agreements

Advising airlines on operating leases with an in-depth knowledge of technical elements of aircraft leasing structures and redelivery conditions; maintenance agreements and total care agreements in respect of airframe and engines.

PDP financing

Advising airlines in respect of the PDP financing arrangements across Airbus and Boeing asset types.

Regulatory

Advising airlines in respect of multiple slot usage agreements and code sharing agreements; advising in respect of ETS (the application of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme to aviation). 

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Derivatives

Advising corporate clients on all aspects of hedging arrangements including interest rate, FX, commodities and fuel swaps and repos.

Structured products

Advised on complex and bespoke hedging arrangements in respect of a cross border finance acquisition of petroleum licence interests in North Sea.

Regulatory

Advising in respect of regulatory aspects of EMIR reporting requirements, protocol adherence and implementation of documentation. 

  • Aviation
  • Banks and banking

Finance and leasing

Advising airlines on financing arrangements including JOLCOs, debt financing, export credit financing, tax enhanced leases, sale and leasebacks, refinancing, operating leases, maintenance agreements, sub-leases and wet leases.

Aircraft trading

Advising airlines and lessors on aircraft portfolio on aircraft acquisitions and disposals.

Corporate jet

Advising corporates and high net worth individuals on complex transaction structuring for corporate jet acquisitions.

Restructuring

Advising lessors and airlines on restructuring issues within the industry.

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Derivatives

Advising in respect of the full range of over-the-counter (OTC) and exchange-traded derivative products such as structured-note transactions including interest rates, commodities, securities, FX, TRS and credit swaps.

Structured products

Advising in respect of structured and plain vanilla debt, securitisations, EMTN programmes, commercial paper issuance in supply chain finance transactions.

General banking 

Advising on LMA loan financing, derivatives and finance-linked swaps in real estate finance and general banking transactions. 

Awards

Euromoney LMG Europe Women in Business Law Awards 2019 – nominee Aviation

Euromoney Expert Guides 2017 – Rising Star Aviation

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