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We are currently working with the London office of a US firm to help them grow their aviation finance practice. The firm has numerous industry rankings for general banking, finance, aviation and maritime law.
Since their launch in the London, the aviation team has had great success. A close knit team, they are involved in market leading deals and the associates are gaining exposure to technical complex transactions on behalf of both airlines and financiers.
Some key features of this position include;
If you are interested in finding out more about our client, what sets them apart in terms of culture and the specifics of the opportunity we would be happy to discuss in more detail.
Wadkins Associates are currently supporting a client to help to expand their asset finance group. Our client is a global law firm that aims to expand into new markets and use innovative means to face complex legal challenges. The client base is varied and includes airlines, financiers, manufacturers, operators and lessors. The team's work spans across a variety of sectors and they are determined to make a significant difference in an ever-changing market.
They are looking to hire a Junior Asset Finance Lawyer with a particular focus on aviation finance. They have won a variety of awards for their Asset Finance team and are they pleased to be growing the team with the hire of an associate.
From speaking to the Global Head of Asset Finance, we have detailed some of the highlights of this role below;
If this role piques your interest, please do not hesitate to get in contact with us to discuss the specifics of this unique opportunity in more detail.
We are currently supporting our client to expand their superyacht team. We have a long-standing relationship with this firm and have helped them hire previously with much success.
Our client is an international commercial law firm that has offices across the Europe, Asia and the UK. The team works with a variety of clients such as brokers, financiers, designers, and project managers. They have proudly created strong client relationships, providing a full service legal offering to the superyacht sector.
They are known as a market leader for legal services in the superyacht industry, making them an ideal place for the right candidate to develop their career in this niche sector of the shipping market. They offer legal services in relation to chartering, yacht finance, sale and purchase, registration, crew agreements, insurance and dispute resolution and construction.
They are currently looking to hire a Superyacht Associate to add to their world leading yacht team. The role is broad in nature; therefore your legal development will not be restricted to one element. Additional highlights of the role include;
For a detailed insight into the firm, the superyacht team and the personalities of the hiring partners, please get in touch.
Kelly has been instructed on a rare partnership opportunity with an English law firm in New York. A full service international firm, they are keen to add strength to their aviation practice by hiring a partner to take the lead in growing an asset finance team in New York.
The firm has a strong network of aviation finance clients globally and developing further client relationships in the New York market is of strategic importance to the firm. They currently act for Banks, Financiers, Lessors and airlines around the globe. They have a growing book of business in New York they are able to pass across to the incoming partner alongside providing business development support and cross referrals.
This is a rare opportunity for an associate on the cusp of partnership to make a move in which they will inherit a client base as well as the Partnership title and remuneration rewards.
For a discreet discussion on the firm, the role and remuneration, please get in touch to organise a discussion.
We are currently supporting a long standing client to continue the expansion of their asset finance group. We have successful hired the majority of their associate team in the past and are able to provide detailed advice to help you decide if this firm is right for you.
The work is both shipping and aviation focussed and the deals they manage are undoubtedly market leading. They are an ambitious, hard working group that value technical excellence. Their commitment to building the practice has made them a very profitable part of the overall business.
They are currently looking to hire two junior lawyers. Having discussed the role in detail with the partners, we asked them what they perceive to be some of the key advantages of joining the team;
If this role could be of interest, we would be happy to discuss the specifics of the opportunity in more detail, alongside providing an insight into the culture of the team and the wider firm.
Wadkins Associates has worked closely to help our client, an American firm, to develop their London presence and office. With both a senior and a junior hire in the last 6 months the team is expanding and has asked for our assistance in talking to junior asset finance lawyers.
The team attribute much of their success to maintaining good relationships with their clients which includes prominent banks, operators and lessors in the industry. The focus is on high value aviation finance transactions that often have an international element. Many of their clients are based in North and South America and Australasia.
A key decision when hiring for the team is the cultural fit. Since the launch of the London office, an emphasis has been placed on maintaining a more relaxed atmosphere than some of their American firm competitors. They are an ambitious team and have an enviable book of clients but they believe that they have struck the right balance between work and home.
For a detailed insight into the culture of this firm, the partners backgrounds and the deals involved, please get in touch.
A niche law firm that focuses on superyachts and corporate Jets, is now in the market for a senior associate.
Leaders in the luxury asset market, the team have quickly made a name for themselves. They specialise in both litigation and transactional work on behalf of their UHNW (ultra high net worth) clients. Their lawyers provide full service support for these clients and offer commercial, as well as legal advice, as part of their role.
A rare offering, the successful individual will have the opportunity to travel internationally. You will be constantly networking and developing a client base of your own, predominantly within the superyacht sector.
Key features of the role include;
For more information about the role and the firm, as well as their requirements on BD please get in touch.
Our client has recently added a number of partners to their aviation practice and they are now looking to hire a senior associate to support the incoming work flow.
The partners have brought across high-value complex transactions. They act for financial institutions, operators and lessors on complex asset and structured finance transactions. The partners have been recognised for handling some of the most complex, innovative deals in the market. The hiring firm has an enviable reputation in the asset finance market with strength in both shipping and aviation finance.
They have offices around the globe and support the transport and energy industry in both finance and litigation. With the added breath of work that the new partners have introduced, the team is keen to hire a senior associate with a view to partnership prospects in the future. The firm offers a strong platform for associates to grow their own practice with partnership routes open for discussion for the right individual. In addition, the firm offers salaries which are close to magic circle level whilst offering a lower billable hours target then their counterparts.
For further in formation on the partnership team, associate numbers and the culture of the firm, please get in touch to arrange a discussion.
With in-house opportunities becoming increasingly rare, we are very excited to be working on a new in-house role with a global lessor, based in Ireland.
Our client is a global leader in aviation leasing, with one of the largest commercial fleets. Our client operates a diversified portfolio with an exceptional array of young aircraft, including a number of 787 Dreamliners, in addition to a substantial Airbus fleet.
Offering a great work life balance and placing a genuine emphasis on people development to ensure they get the most out of their team, this is a fantastic opportunity for those in Aviation Finance looking to take the next step in their career.
They are seeking a motivated and ambitious finance solicitor to provide expert counsel and advice to the firm’s executives. The ideal candidate will be capable of handling and managing a broad array of transactional agreements covering lease contracts, restructurings and maintenance. You will be a self-starter, be detail-oriented and importantly have a hunger to thrive and succeed.
As Wadkins Associates has a very strong relationship with this aviation lessor, combined with our unrivalled expertise in the sector, we will be able to assist you to ensure that you represent yourself to the best of your ability.
You will have at least 3 years’ post qualification experience in asset finance, particularly aircraft leasing, gained from leading international firms and be looking for an exciting position in Dublin.
For more information on the position; to discuss the market and opportunities; or if you would like guidance on the next step in your career, please do not hesitate to contact Ross Crouch at Wadkins Associates on 0203 633 0962.