Transportation & Infrastructure

Our Transportation Law practice has extensive experience advising and representing Clients in all aspects of law relating to the transportation industry. We advise both foreign and domestic clients regarding transportation law, including purchases, sales, leasing or financing of aircraft, vessels or transport equipment, border security compliance requirements, tax, customs controls issues as they relate to the aviation, maritime and transport sectors.

Our experienced transportation law lawyers are supported by the firm's extensive skills in areas of competition law, insolvency, litigation and labour law, as well as transportation infrastructure development. Among our Clients are airlines and ferry companies.

The Transportation Law team provides advice and representation to clients in the following areas:

Aviation
 

The aviation and air travel sector has a unique set of challenges. Our lawyers have extensive experience managing these challenges. We assist with the acquisition, disposition, leasing and financing of aircraft, aviation equipment and related assets. We are skilled in handling aviation regulatory and governmental compliance matters and provide optimal solutions to our Clients in navigating the labyrinth of Macau aviation laws, regulations and governmental policies.

Specific Areas of Expertise in Aviation Law:
 

  • Acting for Clients in connection with aircraft, engines, parts and components purchases and sales and operating leases and financing lease transactions and tax related structures;

  • General airline commercial transactions, including commercial agreements, aircraft maintenance related agreements and other day-to-day air carrier matters;

  • Registration and deregistration of aircraft, engines and parts under appropriate legislation, issues with respect to licensing and certification;

  • Advising with respect to aircraft wet leasing arrangements;

  • Aviation regulatory issues in regard to dealings with the Civil Aviation Authority and other relevant governmental departments and agencies;

  • Labour relations and labour law advice with particular experience in the aviation industry;

  • Acting for air carriers in a variety of contractual negotiations and disputes relating to the provision of services;

  • Tax advice about aircraft sales, purchases, leases and financing transactions and other general matters both domestically and on an international transactional basis;

  • Sales and purchases of air carriers;

Maritime
 

Our commercial and litigation marine law practice includes the following services:
 

  • All types of maritime commercial contracts, including shipbuilding, charter party and insurance contracts;

  • Maritime bankruptcies and insolvencies;

  • Tax advice as it affects the shipping and marine industries; and

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