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Christopher R. Street

Senior Associate
+44.(0)20.7360.8172
Fax +44.(0)20.7648.9001
Christopher Street is a senior associate at the firm’s London office. He is a member of the banking and asset finance practice group.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Street served as an associate at a magic circle law firm headquartered in London, having worked in the London and Abu Dhabi offices. Mr. Street also spent six months on secondment to a global aircraft leasing company headquartered in the Middle East.

Mr. Street has a broad range of finance experience with a primary focus on asset finance, having acted for financiers, borrowers, airlines and lessors across a range of conventional and Islamic banking products.

  • Acting for a UAE-headquartered Islamic bank on a USD 600,000,000 ijaara-structured operating lease financing for three A380 aircraft to be leased to a UAE-based airline.
  • Acting for a UAE-headquartered aircraft leasing company on a USD 480,000,000 conventional and murabaha revolving credit facility incorporating an accordion option up to USD 800,000,000 for the short-term financing of aviation assets (Islamic Deal of the Year, Airfinance Journal Deal of the Year Awards, 2018).
  • Acting for an aviation inventory enterprise on a USD 62,000,000 multi-borrower facility for the financing of various aircraft engines and components.
  • Acting for an aviation inventory enterprise on the sale and leaseback of, and syndicated financing for, twelve spare aircraft engines to be leased to a UAE-based airline.
  • Acting for a UAE-based lender on a series of bridge facilities made available to an Indian airline for the delivery financing of Boeing 787 (Dreamliner) aircraft.
  • Acting for a Kuwaiti low cost carrier on the disposal of its wholly-owned leasing division by means of the sale and novation of fifteen aircraft on lease in Kuwait, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United States of America, Portugal and Sri Lanka.
  • Acting for the syndicate on a series of conventional and murabaha facilities totaling USD 2,000,000,000 made available to the Government of Pakistan.
  • Acting for a club of global lenders on a USD 200,000,000 revolving credit facility (with accordion option) made available to a Middle East-based logistics company.
  • Acting for a UAE-based lender on a series of unsecured term loans made available to an Indian state-owned enterprise.