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Serge Sergiou

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Position

Serge Sergiou specialises in all areas of asset finance and leasing with a particular emphasis on aircraft transactions. He advises lenders, lessors, manufacturers and operators of aircraft, rolling stock and other assets in respect of all aspects of acquisition, sale, financing (including pre-delivery financing), tax-based leasing and operating leasing.

Career

Trainee lawyer; assistant lawyer Clifford Chance 1992-94; partner Clifford Chance 1994-2003; partner Dentons UKMEA LLP (formerly SNR Denton LLP) 2003-present.

Education

York University (1989 BA Economics (2:1)); York College of Law (1991 CPE, 1992 Law Society Finals).


London: Finance

Asset finance and leasing

Within: Asset finance and leasing

Headed by the 'excellentPaul HollandDentons' five-partner team provides a 'strong service' to banks, lessors, manufacturers and operators across the spectrum of transportation asset classes. Perhaps best-known, however, for its work in the aviation sector, the team has vast experience across commercial and ECA-backed financings, in addition to transactions implementing complex leasing structures. Having formerly worked in the region, a significant proportion of Holland's work relates to Middle Eastern entities, including his recent work for Emirates on a series of ten JOLCOs for Boeing 777ER aircraft and for Qatar Airways on the financing of two 747-8 Freighters by HSBC. Nick Chandler and Serge Sergiou are also noted for their aviation finance expertise, in particular, while the team is rounded out at a partner level by Greg Kahn, who has a focus on ship finance and Sarah Dyke, who is noted for her corporate jet and super yacht financing work. Clients include Société Générale, Air Nostrum, Airbus and Avolon.

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