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Aerospace & Defence

We have a leading international reputation for our work in complex engineering and manufacturing. We act for some of the leading defence and aerospace contractors, customers and financiers including Rolls-Royce, Babcock International, United Kingdom Ministry of Defence, and Royal Bank of Scotland. Members of our team are regularly involved in sector-wide activities and advice. For example, members of our team worked with the UK MOD's Private Finance Unit to draft their innovative MOD PAV1 form of contract. Leading members of our team have served in the Armed Forces thereby ensuring we have a greater understanding of Service issues and military ethos generally which we can apply for your benefit.

Some of our expertise in action:

  • Advising an alliance of four leading defence contractors on their £3+ Billion contracts to supply two aircraft carriers
  • Advising the UK MOD on its Panther Command and Liaison Vehicle Programme
  • Advising Qinetiq on the £9.5 Billion Defence Training Review PFI project
  • Advising a Middle East Ministry of Defence in consortium with one of our existing clients and a financial adviser on the establishment of a munitions production facility
  • Advising the UK MOD on its Future Logistic Information System Project
  • Advising the UK Services Pensions & Veterans Agency on business process outsourcing of the way in which it pays servicemen and veterans
  • Advising major financiers on a broad spectrum of aircraft financing structures, including pre-delivery payment financing, secured debt financing, operating and finance leases and Islamic finance structures
  • Advising a leading global supplier of technologically advanced aerospace systems and components in relation to its liability for contamination at one of its sites