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, 2017 and 2018.

Mr. Poland concentrates his global practice on asset and structured finance, primarily in the aviation and rail industries. From 2015 - 2021 he has been ranked “Band 2” tier by Chambers UK: Asset Finance. He has also been recognized by UK Legal 500: Transport Finance and Leasing, and he is recognized among the world’s leading aviation attorneys by Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Expert Guides. In 2015, 2017 and 2018, Vedder Price was named Airline Economics Aviation 100 Law Firm of the Year.

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, and 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