Ellen Fleming


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Summary Open

Ellen is an Associate in the Asset Finance group in the London office of Watson Farley & Williams. She specialises in banking and asset finance transactions in the aviation sector. Since joining WFW, Ellen has worked in the firm’s London, Bangkok and Paris offices.

Ellen’s work has included aircraft financings, including ECA-backed financing, Japanese financing structures and US-trust structures.

Experience Open

    Ellen’s experience includes:
    • Advising Export Development Canada in relation to the ECA-supported financing of ten C Series CS 300 Aircraft to KAL.
    • Advising Airbus Bank in the financing of three helicopters to LCI Helicopters with a US trust structure.
    • Acting for BayernLB in the change of state of registration from France to South Africa, and change of permanent base of helicopter to Republic of Mali, for use in EU training missions.
    • Acting for COFACE, SACE and the financiers in relation to the financing of six new ATR aircraft for delivery to a Swedish domestic airline.
    • Acting for COFACE in respect of the ongoing financing of seven aircraft (five x A320 and one x A330) on lease to TunisAir.