Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
Corinne Rathie is an asset finance lawyer based in London. Corinne focuses on aircraft finance and cross-border leasing and has acted for a wide range of clients including airlines, aircraft leasing companies, financial institutions, export credit agencies and investment funds on various types of transactions within the aviation sector.
She has advised on a number of finance and operating lease transactions in respect of new and used aircraft, sale and leaseback transactions, exercises of purchase options and large scale asset portfolio acquisitions and novations.
Corinne also has experience working in the shipping and off-shore oil and gas finance sector having spent time working in our Singapore shipping finance team and has further spent time working in the firm's Melbourne and Brisbane banking and finance practices.
- Solicitor, qualified in Queensland, Australia
- Advising a leading global investment firm based in New York in relation to an expansion of its initial aircraft leasing platform and related joint venture arrangements, for investing in a portfolio of aircraft leased to a number of airlines around the world, including assisting in the sale and purchase and novation arrangements in respect of such aircraft.
- Advising a Chinese based aircraft leasing company in connection with the new delivery, sale and leaseback of certain A350 Aircraft with an Ethiopian based airline and the financing arrangements with respect to its acquisition of such Aircraft.
- Advising certain European Export Credit Agencies in connection with a concurrent subleasing and sub-subleasing structure being put in place in the United Arab Emirates and Serbia.
Advising a Latin American airline in connection with various intra-group sub-leasing and interchange arrangements, including an interchange project for mobilising a high volume of aircraft within its fleet between Brazil and Paraguay.