Our national Aviation Finance team acts for funders, lessors, operators and owners of aircraft across the jurisdictions and the sector. We provide sustainable solutions for the financing and leasing of business jets, light aircraft and helicopters, including advice on acquisition and disposal, inspection and pre-delivery problems, secured and unsecured loans, structured finance and chartering.
Our sector experts have an established track record of successful dispute resolution, dealing with aircraft tracking, recovery, repossession and enforcement of security, operating lease and financing disputes and terminations, product liability disputes with manufacturers and maintenance providers.
We provide advice to high-net- worth individuals and their family offices on all aspects of acquisition, disposal and financing of new and pre-owned business jet aircraft and helicopters. This is supported by services spanning operational and commercial contracts, procurement, product liability, outsourcing, distribution and supply agreements, IT, communications, e-commerce and related technologies, intellectual property, data protection, branding, patent and trademark protection, and even matters relating to social media, advertising, marketing and sponsorship.
We are committed to maintaining our market leading service and being recognised for delivering decisive, sustainable client results.
As the UK faces a future outside the European Union, its ability to trade – with Europe and elsewhere – will be crucial to its future prosperity.
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DWF’s global transport practice comprises more than 100 lawyers across 12 UK locations and 12 international offices who deliver in-depth knowledge of the automotive, maritime, rail, aviation, road transport and logistics sectors.