Mengxi Hu

Mengxi Hu

Senior Associate

Email [email protected]​

Phone +44 20 7296 2945

Fax +44 20 7296 2001

LanguagesEnglish, Chinese

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Mengxi Hu focuses her practice on aircraft leasing and debt finance. 

She has acted for banks, operating lessors and airlines on a wide range of multi-jurisdictional matters involving portfolio acquisitions and disposals, PDP financings, sale and leaseback arrangements as well as operating and finance leases.

Mengxi also has experience across acquisition finance matters and the financing of vessels.

Education and admissions


LL.M., London School of Economics, 2011

LL.B., Trinity College Dublin, 2010

Bar admissions and qualifications

Solicitor, England and Wales

Representative experience

Acting for an European low-cost airline on a number of transactions including sale and leasebacks, finance lease arrangements, lease novations and AFIC financings.

Advising a Swiss bank on multiple loan and lease financings of corporate aircraft.

Acting for a major global bank on the acquisition of an aviation loan portfolio from a German bank.

Acting for Babcock Mission Critical Services on multiple PDP financings and operating leasing arrangements for its global fleet of helicopters.

Advising Standard Chartered Bank on a number of aircraft portfolio sales including lease novations of aircraft on lease to lessees in jurisdictions including Ireland, Singapore, South Africa and Thailand.

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