Vedder Price

Neil Poland

Partner

Neil Poland is a Partner and a member of the Global Transportation Finance team, whose performance led Vedder Price to be named Airline Economics Aviation 100 Law Firm of the Year in 2015 and 2017.

Mr. Poland concentrates his global practice on asset and structured finance, primarily in the aviation and rail industries. In 2014, he was recognized as one of the top aviation lawyers in the world by Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Expert Guides.

His breadth of aviation experience includes acting on behalf of banks, airlines, lessors and export credit agencies on a wide variety of financing structures for airlines across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. His experience also includes restructurings, joint ventures, finance and operating lease structures, including export credit financings, German leases, JOLCOs and public debt issues. Mr. Poland also has extensive experience in the helicopter and corporate jet market.

His rail industry experience includes acting on behalf of financial institutions on capital markets financings, as well as bank syndicates on the financing of European locomotives and passenger rolling stock. 

Neil Poland

Partner

Education

  • The College of Law, Guildford, Common Professional Examination, 1989
  • University of Birmingham, LL.B., 1988

Neil Poland

Partner

Admissions

  • England and Wales, 1992

Affiliations

  • Member, International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT)
  • Member, The Aviation Club