About Jean-Claude Vecchiatto

Jean-Claude Vecchiatto is a partner in the banking and finance group, the head of the aviation, space and defence team in Paris, and co-head of the global space and satellite group. He has spent more than a decade in-house and ten years in international law firms, giving him rare expertise and inside knowledge of the aerospace and defence industry. Jean-Claude advises international banks and financing institutions, investment funds and industrial clients on the financing of complex technology assets, such as satellites, data centres, fibre networks, full flight simulators and military aircraft. Before joining Bird & Bird, he was the vice president of legal affairs at Airbus Group in Paris, responsible for finance and projects, and served as a Commercial Court judge in France.

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