Hogan Lovells Senior Associate Russell Green named "Rising Star" by Airfinance Journal

Awards & rankings | 31 July 2020

Russell Green, a senior associate in the Hogan Lovells Asset Finance team in London, has been named as a 2020 "Rising Star" by Airfinance Journal. The publication selects the most promising, and performing, legal associates working within the aviation industry.

Russell advises a range of aviation clients including airlines, leasing companies, funds and banks and he has acted on a variety of aviation finance products, including operating leases, sale and leasebacks, enhanced equipment trust certificates (EETC), Japanese operating lease with call options (Jolco), capital markets issuances, US and European export credit agency-supported financing and predelivery payment (PDP) financing. Russell also plays a leading role in the firm’s Africa finance practice and has considerable experience in advising lenders to the aviation sector in a variety of African jurisdictions.

Russell is ranked as an 'Associate to Watch' for Aviation Finance in Chambers and Partners' Chambers UK 2020 rankings, with a client commenting "he is intelligent, hardworking and very responsive under pressure". He is also recommended in The Legal 500, 2020 for UK Transport Finance and Leasing.

Robert Fugard, Hogan Lovells' head of asset finance, says: "Russell is a highly versatile, intellectually rigorous lawyer with an amazing ability to get to the heart of the important issues in a deal quickly."