Tonny is an asset finance lawyer specialising within the aviation sector. He regularly advises prominent Chinese clients on aviation and ship finance matters.
Tonny is a Hong Kong qualified lawyer. His practice has a particular focus on asset finance and aviation transactions.
Tonny has acted for clients in a wide range of financing transactions. These transactions involve different asset classes (including aircraft, vessels and container boxes) and have various structures and arrangements (including secured financing, finance leasing, pre-delivery payments financing and sale and lease back). He also advises on sale and purchase and financing of business jet.
Tonny has passed the PRC National Unified Legal Professional Qualification Examination in 2020.
Tonny is also a Notary Public with active notarial practice.
- Law Society of Hong Kong
- Hong Kong Society of Notaries
My matter highlights
- Advised SPDB Financial Leasing on its purchase of an Airbus aircraft from a prominent Irish leasing company
- Advised a Chinese aircraft manufacturer on its sale of 30 aircraft to a Hong Kong leasing company
- Advised a leading Chinese leasing company on the sale and leaseback and pre-delivery financing of five Airbus 350 aircraft and five Airbus 321neo aircraft with a major Korean airline with an aggregate loan amount more than US$250 million.
- Advised a leading Chinese leasing company on the operating lease of two Boeing 737 aircraft with a major Indian airline.
- Advised a European private wealth bank on the financing and refinancing of various business jets owned by high net worth individuals.
My recent publications
News / Considerations of a financier in dealing with a problematic financing: A practical guide
The coronavirus pandemic has presented unprecedented challenges to our clients, and leaves our clients uncertain as to what actions they can and are entitled to take to best protect their rights in a potential default situation. We are here to help our clients to analyse the situation so they can make an informed decision.
News / Asymmetric jurisdiction clause held by Hong Kong Court of First Instance not compatible with a choice of Hong Kong court agreement
The Court of First Instance recently handed down a significant judgment relating to asymmetric jurisdiction clause ("AJC") in Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) Limited v Wisdom Top International Limited  HKCFI 322 (the "Case"). It will impact Hong Kong creditor who seeks to enforce a Hong Kong judgment against a defaulting debtor in the Mainland to ensure that the jurisdiction clause is drafted carefully in the future.