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It's a very high level of service; they are very prompt in their replies and always available.”
Chambers Asia-Pacific (2017)

Our dedicated Maritime & Aviation practice routinely acts in multi-jurisdictional, high-profile and complex matters relating to the maritime and aviation industries. We provide a fully integrated 24-hour service, accessing the collaborative expertise of leading lawyers from across our Firm.

Our Maritime team’s portfolio comprises contentious and non-contentious work, including the setting up of operations in Singapore, ship sale and purchase, fundraising in the equity and debt capital markets, secured and unsecured vessel lending and leasing, mergers and acquisitions, domestic and international litigation, arbitration and mediation relating to international trade and transport, offshore oil and gas, regulatory issues, insurance, casualties, enforcement and repossession, and restructuring and insolvency.

We serve both local and international clientele including leading international financial institutions, equity providers, commodity traders, Protection and Indemnity Clubs, insurers, shipowners, charterers, shipbuilders and repairers.

Our Aviation team regularly advises on aircraft sale and purchase transactions, liaising with the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, aviation financing, aircraft mortgages, and leasing transactions. We also routinely advise on the application of the Cape Town Convention under Singapore law. Our clients in the aviation industry include export credit agencies, financiers, domestic and international airlines, aircraft operators, lessors, and lessees.