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Harry Upcott

Partner

London

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Harry Upcott

Partner

London

Harry is a partner in the structured and asset finance group in the London office, specialising in the transportation and satellite sectors.

He is recognised as a leading practitioner by the various legal directories. Chambers 2021: ‘He is fantastic. He has high-level expertise and an incredibly practical approach. He is very focused on building the relationship’ and ‘He is an outstanding guy to work with. He is a superb communicator who builds effective working relationships’. Legal 500 2021 ‘Harry Upcott has first-rate expertise across the spectrum of aircraft leasing and financing issues’. Harry is recognised as a global leader in Transport – Aviation (finance) Who’s Who Legal 2021.

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News: 25 NOVEMBER 2021

A&O advises Europe’s largest private rail freight company on landmark partnerships

Allen & Overy have advised Lineas, the largest private rail freight company in Europe on landmark partnerships with Beacon Rail and Ermewa through sale-and-leasebacks of part of its rolling stock.

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Publications: 17 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus update: 7 key points for making sure your standby letter of credit is still as good as cash

Standby letters of credit and similar financial instruments such as demand guarantees, refund guarantees or performance bonds are often considered as good as having a cash security deposit. They are…

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Publications: 02 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: Legal ramifications in asset finance

Financiers, lessees, borrowers and sponsors in the asset finance sector are feeling the detrimental impact of Covid-19 on their business. This note examines some of the legal issues faced by the…

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Publications: 10 FEBRUARY 2020

Liability for breaches of sanctions: financiers, lessors and charterers beware, OFAC settles claims against Apollo and Eagle Bulk

Two recent settlements in the United States have highlighted the risks for parties involved in aviation and shipping of incurring liabilities for a breach of sanctions.  

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Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1999

Academic

BSc (Hons), Politics and Social Policy, University of Bristol

LPC, The College Of Law, Guildford

Post Graduate Diploma, Law, The College Of Law, Guildford