Barnabas is a member of the Maples Group's Finance team. He has broad experience in, and regularly works on, structured, project and asset finance transactions, as well as advising on general corporate and commercial matters. Barnabas's practice has a particular focus on aviation and ship finance transactions and he regularly advises lenders, borrowers and lessors in connection with on- and off-balance sheet commercial aircraft finance and leasing, ECA financing transactions, aircraft portfolio securitisations, and private equity co-investment platforms.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Maples Group Recognised for Four Airfinance Journal Awards
Maples Advises First Aviation Company to Enter Maritime & Aviation City
Maples Group Acts on Aircraft Securitisation for Sapphire Aviation Finance
Maples Group Advises Aergen on US$579.8 Million ABS
Maples Advises on Debut Aircraft Bond Transaction
Barnabas joined the Maples Group in 2012, having previously worked in the Shipping Finance team at Norton Rose LLP in London. Prior to this, Barnabas completed his training at Richards Butler (now Reed Smith LLP) in London and Hong Kong.
2008 – Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (not practising)
2012 – Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands
Durham University, UK, BA (Hons), History
Leeds Business School, UK, Graduate Diploma in Law
BPP Law School, Leeds, UK, Legal Practice Course
The Aviation Law Review, 6th Ed.: Cayman Islands
The Aviation Law Review, 5th Ed.: Cayman Islands
The Aviation Law Review, 4th Ed.- Cayman Islands
First Class Aircraft Registration
The Cayman Islands Gets Ready for Maritime Labour Convention
So You've Just Bought Your Yacht…Now What?