Higgs & Johnson attorneys advise on a variety of matters concerned with clients’ aviation needs. They include the acquisition and registration of aircraft, registration of aircraft mortgages and charges and the use of corporate structures in multi-jurisdictional transactions to facilitate aircraft leasing and financing; consistent with the requirements of Western and Middle Eastern financial institutions and investors.
Our attorneys are able to counsel clients in connection with:
- registration of aircraft
- structures for aircraft financing and acquisitions;
- preparation and registration of security documents;
- licensing; and
- liaising with civil aviation authorities in both the Cayman Islands and The Bahamas.
Attorneys within the practice area are involved from time to time in a wide range of aviation related activity including supporting and coordinating local aspects of airline operations, providing advice on best structures for aircraft ownership based on the requirements of financing parties, and providing opinions on companies’ participation in finance lease structures. Client types serviced by personnel within the aviation practice group include, aircraft owners, major international airlines, financial institutions providing aircraft financing, export credit agency lenders and aircraft leasing and management companies.