Shirley Rigg-Cloves



Ms. Rigg-Cloves is an English Solicitor with over 30 years of experience providing advice to the commercial aviation industry. She joined the London office of Altavair in 2003 and is responsible for overseeing and managing all legal matters. Prior to Altavair, Ms. Rigg-Cloves was Group General Counsel at XS Aviation Ltd., working alongside Mr. Rimmer and Mr. Newrick from 2001 to 2003. She joined from the international law firm of Watson, Farley & Williams where she was an equity partner and previously an associate with the international law firm Clyde & Co., London. Ms. Rigg-Cloves has extensive experience advising on and project-managing private equity fund investments, management buyouts, joint ventures, commercial aircraft financings, sales, purchases, leases, and conversions. As a law partner, she acted for a variety of insurance companies, banks, and airlines handling non-contentious and contentious asset finance, management and trust matters, international litigation and arbitrations, work-outs and repossessions worldwide, air casualties, and regulatory and compliance matters. Ms. Rigg-Cloves graduated from Newcastle University in England with full honours (LLB, Bachelor of Laws) and from the Guildford College of Law and is admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in England and Wales.

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