Manuela Krach is a special counsel in the firm’s London office and a member of the banking and asset finance practice group. She concentrates her practice on aviation finance matters and regularly acts for airlines, leasing companies and financiers on complex transactions, mainly cross-border and multi-jurisdictional across Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia and Africa, in relation to the financing, purchase, sale and leasing of commercial and private aircraft. Manuela also regularly advises on new aircraft deliveries in Seattle, State of Washington, Toulouse, France and Hamburg, Germany.
Prior to joining the firm, Manuela was an associate in the London office of an international law firm since 2011, where she was a member of the aviation finance department. In addition, she worked as associate in the restructuring and special situations practice group in the London office of a Silver Circle firm.
Manuela is dual-qualified, as solicitor in England and Wales and as “Rechtsanwältin” in Germany. She obtained a doctoral degree (Dr. iur.) at University of Trier with a dissertation on Mexican law.
- Recognised by The Legal 500 UK (2019) as a “key lawyer” in Transport Finance and Leasing.
- Recognised by Legal Media Group's Expert Guides as a Rising Star (UK) in the area of Aviation (2017, 2018 and 2019).
- Airfinance Journal: Rising Star 2016
In October 2019, Manuela was a panelist at the Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Conference in Dubai, discussing “Legal Risks in Aviation Finance.”