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ONE FLEET PLACE, LONDON, EC4M 7WS, ENGLAND
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Greg Kahn

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Work 020 7246 7057
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Dentons

Position

Greg is a partner in the banking and finance department in London. He specialises in structured asset finance and equipment leasing in the transportation sector, with a focus on shipping and aviation. He represents banks, leasing companies, investors, manufacturers, airlines, operators and investors on financing transactions for the transportation industries. Greg has over 24 years of experience of all aspects of asset finance for aviation, shipping, rolling stock, films, power stations, water, electricity and other infrastructure. He has advised on tax-based and cross-border lease financings, sales and purchases of leasing portfolios and leasing companies, defaults and contentious aspects of asset finance transactions as well as restructurings and workouts. He has repeatedly been recommended as a leading individual by Legal 500 and by Chambers as ‘one of the top lawyers in this field’, ‘an accurate and pragmatic lawyer’ who is ‘terribly able’, ‘straight talking’ and considered ‘to excel in the context of complex structures’, with a ‘thorough, competent and unflustered manner’.

Career

Trainee lawyer, assistant lawyer Wilde Sapte 1984-86; partner SNR Denton UK LLP (formerly Denton Wilde Sapte) 1986-present.

Languages

French.

Education

University of Warwick (BA Hons, Law Society Finals, CPE).


London: Finance

Transport finance & leasing

Within: Leading individuals

Greg Kahn - Dentons

Within: Transport finance & leasing

Although it is active in other asset classes, Dentons' five-partner practice is particularly accomplished at handling financings and leasing transactions for lessors, airlines, manufacturers and lenders in the aviation sector. An enviable roster of airlines, including Emirates and Qatar Airways, continue to provide a significant volume of instructions to the team, with the 'excellent' Serge Sergiou recently advising the former on its ECA-supported financings of two A380s - the first ECA financing for Airbus Aircraft since 2016. Nick Chandler heads the team, which also includes the 'vastly experienced' Greg Kahn and Sarah Dyke, who is 'very knowledgeable in the corporate jet sector'.

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