Holland & Knight Adds UK Aviation Finance Professional to Bird & Bird
- Richard Sharman Joins Holland & Knight’s London Asset Finance Practice
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(Reuters) – Holland & Knight strengthened its London asset finance practice with the addition of an aviation and transport specialist from Bird & Bird.
Richard Sharman was a partner in the finance and financial regulation department of Bird & Bird in London before joining Holland & Knight.
He manages complex asset financing and corporate transactions on behalf of financial institutions, leasing companies, operators, arrangers and investors, Holland & Knight said in a statement.
“Given the rapid expansion of alternative financiers in the aviation industry, Richard brings a cutting edge practice that complements and adds an extra dimension to our traditional aviation lending practice,” said the practice manager. Holland & Knight asset finance firm Phillip Dunham in a statement.
A Bird & Bird representative confirmed that Sharman left the firm on October 30 and wished him luck.