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Mario Jacovides

Partner

London

Jacovides Mario
Mario Jacovides

Partner

London

Mario is the global head of the Structured and Asset Finance group and has specialised in asset finance and leasing transactions for over 20 years. Mario has acted for banks, lessors, airlines, manufacturers and ECAs across a whole spectrum of aviation and ship finance deals including operating leasing, Japanese operating leases, Polish leveraged leases, UK tax leases, Spanish tax operating leases, French tax leases, debt financing, synthetic leasing, EETCs, securitisations, manufacturer support and export credit transactions.

Mario is consistently mentioned in all the key independent directories as one of the leading practitioners in the market. Clients appreciate his ability to apply his advice to their specific circumstances, while they also highlight his "calmness, experience and problem-solving skills" as particular talents. 'He handles complex cross-border transactions with ease and "takes a great interest in his clients."' (Asset Finance – Chambers & Partners 2012). "He's one of the best - totaly unflappable and able to cope with anything you throw at him.” (Asset Finance - Chambers Global 2012) "He 'combines phenomenal knowledge and depth of experience with an excellent negotiation style in order to achieve the desired result.'" (Asset Finance - Chambers Global 2009).

Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1989

Academic

LLB (Hons), University of East Anglia (UEA), 1986