Virgin Atlantic lawyer heads to TwoBirds

By James Barnes

10 April 2013 at 09:13 BST

London law firm Bird & Bird has snapped up former Virgin Atlantic counsel Leo Fattorini to head its Asia aviation practice.

Virgin lawyer lands at TwoBirds

Mr Fattorini, who will join the firm as a partner, has more than 10 years’ experience in the aviation industry. He will relocate from London to Singapore, reports The Lawyer.
Prior to joining Virgin, Mr Fattorini was an associate in the aircraft finance team at DLA Piper’s London office.
The appointment follows another senior hire by TwoBirds in January when SNR Denton’s veteran aviation partner Brett Hailey joined.
According to the report, the duo will work with Paul Briggs – the firm’s co-head of international aviation – to push the firm’s aircraft finance offering.


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