Marc Hamilton > Norton Rose Fulbright > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Norton Rose Fulbright
75008 PARIS

Work Department

Banking and Finance




Lawyer Rankings

France > Aviation finance

(Hall of Fame)

Marc HamiltonNorton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright‘s Paris team ‘knows the industry perfectly’, advising on all matters relating to aviation finance, including regulatory matters, new financing structures, lessor trading activity, retrenchment, as well as day-to-day operations as companies respond to market developments. The practice works in close cooperation with its in-house tax and dispute resolution specialists on the financing side of aviation transactions. With many years of experience, the team led by George Paterson is ‘particularly good at innovative transaction structures’. Marc Hamilton and Sébastien Allain are integral to the team.

Paris > Aviation: Financement d’avions

(Hall of Fame)

Marc HamiltonNorton Rose Fulbright

The aviation finance team at Norton Rose Fulbright is retained by several major banks, with which it has longstanding and institutional relationships. Clients such as Société Générale and BNP Paribas benefit from the firm’s ability to advise across jurisdictions and regions, as well as access to the firm’s in-house tax and dispute resolution specialists. The department is well versed in the full range of financing, leasing and regulatory matters.  Alternative funding continues to be a growth area for the practice, with the group recently advising on the development of an AFIC non-payment insurance product. George Paterson is dual qualified in England and France and is highly skilled in the area of export credit finance. Other key names include asset finance specialist Marc Hamilton and up-and-coming counsel Sébastien Allain.

L’équipe parisienne de Norton Rose Fulbright “connaît parfaitement le domaine“. Elle est ainsi en capacité de traiter l’ensemble des problématiques relatives au financement aérien, dont les questions réglementaires, le montage de nouvelles structures de financement, les dossiers de lessor trading activity, ainsi que les opérations quotidiennes. L’équipe travaille en étroite collaboration avec les départements du cabinet dédiés au contentieux et à la fiscalité. De par ses nombreuses années d’expérience, l’équipe dirigée par  George Paterson est « particulièrement douée pour mettre en place des structures innovantes ». L’équipe compte aussi dans ses rangs  Marc Hamilton et Sébastien Allain .