HFW expands aviation finance and leasing practice


Global law firm HFW has expanded its aviation finance and leasing team in London with the relocation of partner, David Brotherton. He moves to the UK office from HFW’s base in Singapore.

Brotherton has more than two decades of experience advising financiers, lessors and operators on a wide range of transactions.

David Brotherton, partner, HFW said: “It has been an incredible decade for aviation in Asia and I am extremely proud of our team and the business we have developed.”

HFW’s aerospace practice includes 20 partners and more than 80 lawyers. HFW is ranked by law research group The Legal 500 in the top tier for aviation in London.

“I’m looking forward to working with Mert Hifzi, our head of Aerospace, to further develop our offering to clients in what is a key sector for HFW,” said Brotherton.