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King & Wood Mallesons

Aviation: Finance

2 ranked lawyersBand 3Asia-Pacific RegionAsia-Pacific 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

King & Wood Mallesons' aviation practice stands out for its expertise in Mainland Chinese and Australian aviation markets as well as its solid presence in Hong Kong. Regularly instructed by banks, funds, airlines and leasing companies on various financings and leasings of commercial and corporate jets. Additionally noteworthy is its expertise in South-East Asian jurisdictions such as Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. Well placed to handle portfolio securitisation and regulatory matters as well as relevant disputes. Also highly adept at handling restructuring and M&A transactions.

Strengths

One client reports that "they always provide us with timely and professional advice."

"King & Wood Mallesons is an excellent team," agrees another client, who elaborates: "It is impressive that they are not only efficient, but can also give us creative ideas that are very helpful to our transactions."

Notable practitioners

Ashley Wong receives mandates across the full gamut of aviation finance work. "Ashley Wong can always provide us with easily comprehensible advice and pragmatic suggestions based on in-depth and yet easy-to-follow analysis," in the words of one highly satisfied client.

John Canning is a well-respected aviation finance lawyer in Australia. He offers considerable experience on aviation finance transactions, acting for clients across the region. Clients emphasise his "ability to translate technical legal concepts into simple terms."

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Asia-Pacific Region

Aviation: Finance


Ashley Wong
Band 3
John Canning
Band 3