Our Aviation practice comprises a team of experienced lawyers skilled in various practice areas to deliver a complete and integrated solution to our clients in the aviation industry. The practice is well positioned to support the diverse demands of clients within the aviation industry; ranging from airports, airlines, governments and regulatory authorities, manufacturers, aircraft financiers and lessors to insurers and reinsurers.
Our aviation disputes team advises on all aviation-related disputes and has vast experience both in court proceedings and arbitration. We deal with lease defaults and repossessions, manufacturing defects, delivery and redelivery disputes, airline passenger claims, insurance and reinsurance disputes and competition law and aviation regulatory frameworks.
Our corporate aviation lawyers provide a full range of aviation legal services. We assist in setting up ownership and financing arrangements, buying and selling new and used passenger, cargo or corporate aircraft.
Our Islamic Banking, Investment and Capital Market team has experience in structuring and drafting documentation in relation to fund raising exercises either via Islamic debt capital markets (sukuk) or via financial institutions for the purposes of aircraft purchase, aircraft leasing or raising working capital for operations and maintenance of aircraft fleets via various Islamic principles such as Ijarah, Ijarah Mawsufah Fi Zimmah, Murabahah and/or Commodity Murabahah (Tawarruq).
Skrine won the Aviation Law Firm of the Year Award at the Asian Legal Business Malaysia Law Awards for 2016 and 2017.