We have deep experience in all areas of aviation law. We have acted on matters including transactional, regulatory and litigation associated with aviation operations. Our lawyers have previous experience in the industry in in-house roles at the largest international airline in the Maldives. We presently act for the largest airport operator in Maldives and we are involved in most major aircraft and engine leasing transactions involving seaplane operators in the Maldives.

Our team has unrivalled experience in relation to the following areas:

  • Aircraft financing and leasing
  • Aviation regulation
  • Licensing and certificates
  • Commercial litigation
  • Licensing and certification

Recent matters 

  • Retained external counsel for the largest international airport operator assisting airport on its full range of contentious and non-contentious matters.  
  • Successfully negotiated with local airline owners and operators and finalized aircraft purchasing agreements, aircraft lease agreements and security documents in a purchase and lease back transaction. 
  • Adviced and acted for a private company in the purchase of ATR and also in the leasing out of the aircraft to one of the leading domestic airline operators. 
  • Advised and acted for a private company in the establishment of the first international airline in Maldives
  • Advised Ireland based company on lease of aircraft engine leases in the Maldives. 
  • Provided retainer services to a Singapore based company contracted as the operator for one of the regional airports in Maldives on various commercial matters including aviation law. 
  • Advised and acted for a private company in the acquisition of one of the major sea plane operators in Maldives. 
  • Advised a well known airline in relation to insurance disputes arising out of the disappearance of an aircraft. 
  • Worked with document automation specialists and programmers to build a bespoke claims management system for a large UK airline. 
  • Advised an American private investment firm in their acquisition of 100% shares in Trans Maldivian Airways, a seaplane operating company in the Maldives and as a local counsel in the related financing from the branch of a Hong Kong Bank. 
  • Assisting various corporate clients in negotiating air charter agreements with service providers in Maldives including Manta Air, FlyMe and Trans Maldivian Airways. 
  • Assisting various corporate clients in procuring and renewal of aerodome licences from the Maldives Civil Aviation Authority.