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Addleshaw Goddard

MILTON GATE, 60 CHISWELL STREET, LONDON, EC1Y 4AG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7606 8855
Fax:
Fax 020 7606 4390
DX:
47 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.addleshawgoddard.com

Rory Maccarthy

Tel:
Work 020 7606 8855
Email:
Addleshaw Goddard

Work Department

Aviation.

Position

Rory specialises in aviation law and has been listed in every edition of the Euromoney Guide to the World’s Leading Aviation Lawyers since 1998. He is a member of the International Bar Association and is listed in every edition of the Euromoney Guide to the World’s Leading Aviation Lawyers since 1998. He has been listed for his ‘aircraft expertise’ as a leading lawyer in the asset finance and aviation sections of the Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession and the Legal 500 since 2001 and is listed in the ‘Recommended High Flyers’ section of Aviation Counsel, a 2001 report prepared by IATA and the American Lawyer Media. He has also been listed in every issue of the International ‘Who’s Who of Aviation Lawyers’ since 2005 and in every issue of ‘Legal Experts since 2005’. Since qualifying as a solicitor in 1981, he has advised airlines, manufacturers, leasing companies and banks on a range of aviation matters, mainly involving aircraft financing. He has also had various articles published on aviation law and is a contributing author to the Handbook of Airline France (McGraw-Hill).

Career

Trained as solicitor and pilot; qualified 1982; partner, Constant + Constant, 1988; Theodore Goddard (now Addleshaw Goddard), 1992.

Member

International Bar Association.

Education

LLB; MA; Dip Air and Space law.

Leisure

Pilot (holds UK and US licences), Everton FC (shareholder).


London: Finance

Asset finance and leasing

Within: Asset finance and leasing

Addleshaw Goddard is now active across all the transportation asset classes following the merger with Scottish firm HBJ Gateley (on the shipping front) and the recruitment in October 2017 of 'top-notch' rail finance practitioner Clive Smith from Osborne Clarke. In addition, the firm's longstanding aviation finance offering has been deepened and broadened following the arrival in August 2017 of Manchester-based managing associate Andrew Carswell from Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP. Carswell brings a more lessor and lender side focus to the team that, under the guidance of Rebecca Garner and Rory MacCarthy, was traditionally more aligned to serving the interests of airlines including FlyDubai and Latam Airlines. On the rail front, Smith recently acted for Arriva Trains Wales in relation to the leasing of a fleet of Class 769 units from Porterbrook, while in the maritime sector, Ed Watt recently advised Delta Marine on the acquisition of a newbuild wind farm support vessel, including interim leasing arrangements and Netherlands export credit financing structures.

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London: Transport

Aviation

Within: Leading individuals

Rory MacCarthy - Addleshaw Goddard

Within: Aviation

Addleshaw Goddard’s multi-disciplinary team is best known for its aviation finance and leasing expertise, and is also active on regulatory matters and disputes in the sector. It regularly acts for airlines such as British Airways, Latam Airlines, Vueling and flydubai. Consultant Rory MacCarthy and Rebecca Garner are the key figures within the team.

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