Aviation & Asset Finance

The Aviation & Asset Finance practice possesses extensive and unique experience in a wide range of aviation-related legal matters, as well as matters of financing transportation and private assets.

The practice’s team are lawyers with background of working at international law firms, airlines, manufacturers of transportation equipment, and public authorities in the sphere of transport.

An understanding of the distinctive features of the industry, the production processes of aviation enterprises, as well as of the technical aspects allows our team to successfully advise our clients on any aviation-related legal issues, including:

-        operating and finance lease of aircraft and other aviation equipment;

-        restructuring;

-        acquisition/sale of aviation enterprises;

-        legal due diligence of aviation assets;

-        aviation audit (audit of the documents of aviation enterprises and agreements for compliance with aviation, customs, and tax laws);

-        sale and purchase of aircraft and engines;

-        aircraft management;

-        technical maintenance of aircraft, engines, and components;

-        recovery and return of aircraft;

-        insolvency;

-        structuring flights in view of Russian and international restrictions;

-        regulatory matters of operation of aviation equipment (aviation, tax, and customs laws);

-        aviation disputes;

-        promoting and advocating for the interests of aviation enterprises in interactions with public authorities.

Our clients include banks, leasing companies, airlines (commercial and business), aircraft management companies, and aviation equipment manufacturers