Council Members

Jonathan C. Russell

Jonathan C. Russell is a Senior Associate in the
Corporate Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP.

Honorary Legal Advisor to The Air Charter Association

Mr. Russell is a UK qualified transaction lawyer specializing in the sale, purchase, financing, ownership and operation of corporate and
private aircraft. Mr. Russell also has experience advising on the sale, purchase, financing, of super-yachts.

Mr. Russell’s clients include some of the best-known financiers in the aviation sector, in addition to high net worth individuals and large
corporations. He is often engaged by clients at the commencement of the acquisition process, where he adds value by utilizing his extensive
network of contacts within the business aviation community to ensure his clients receive bespoke, pragmatic and commercially minded

Ranked by Chambers HNW 2018 as an associate to watch (Globalwide, Private Aircraft), Mr. Russell is also featured in the Spear’s 500
directory, considered the essential guide to the top private advisers for high net worth individuals. The guide, dubbed the “Forbes of Europe”, describes Mr. Russell as being “client-focused… good humoured and personable”.

Tel +44 (0) 20 7084 9253
Mob +44 (0) 7747 752 403



Jonathan C. Russell