Hamel-Smith & Co.

Nicole Ferreira-Aaron

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Practice Areas

Advises clients in domestic and cross-border finance transactions. Specializes in secured and unsecured corporate financings, project finance, acquisition finance and capital markets. Actively involved in merger and acquisition transactions from due diligence to conclusion. Has advised extensively on securities laws and local aviation laws. Regarded as a local expert in aviation lease purchase and finance.

Career

Core practice is in the commercial area specializing in corporate finance including secured and unsecured corporate financings, project finance, acquisition finance and capital markets. She is also actively involved in merger and acquisition transactions from due diligence to conclusion.

She is also regarded as a local expert in aviation lease purchase and finance having acted as local counsel to international aircraft manufacturers, financiers and leasing companies in the majority of aviation transactions concluded in Trinidad and Tobago in the last decade. She advises extensively on local securities laws and regulations to local banks, international investment houses and insurance companies.

Her litigation background brings to her corporate practice a keen sensitivity to the risk aspects of finance, corporate and commercial transactions and their documentation.

Managing Partner November 2013.

Publications

Co-author 'Incentives to Invest' - Investors Guide to Trinidad and Tobago; articles on cross-border financing and securities laws.