Aysha El-Kaddah#1384

Aysha El-Kaddah


Aysha is member of HFW's finance group and specialises in trade, asset and export finance. She has represented a number of banks and other financial institutions, oil majors, trading houses, equity investors, PE funds and borrowers on complex structured finance transactions in respect of various asset classes, particular shipping and off-shore assets. She also advises a variety of corporates on sale and purchase, charter arrangements and other commercial matters. Aysha has extensive experience in restructurings, work-outs, enforcements and loan portfolio transfers. She has an interest and experience in Islamic Finance and passed the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment Islamic Finance Qualification.

Contributed to


Shipping finance—Export Credit Agency financing
Shipping finance—Export Credit Agency financing
Practice notes

This Practice Note explains the role of Export Credit Agencies (ECAs) in shipping finance and looks at which ECAs are the most active in shipping finance, the nature and types of support they offer and the benefits of ECA financing. It also explains the key structures and documentation issues, including the security package, to consider in ECA financings for shipping finance.

Practice areas


  • Law Society of England & Wales


  • Contributing Author


  • Kinds College London, LLB

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