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MAULSERI HOUSE, 7 KAPASHERA ESTATE, NEW DELHI 110 037, INDIA
Tel:
Work +91 11 4122 5000
Fax:
Fax +91 11 4122 5001
Email:
Web:
www.rnclegal.com
Mumbai, New Delhi

Ajay Kumar

Tel:
Work +91 (11) 4122 5000
Email:
RNClegal

Work Department

Aviation - Regulatory/ Finance/ Lease Structuring, Banking and Finance,Corporate and Commercial, Dispute Resolution 

Position

Partner

Career

Has over twelve years of experience of over 600 transactions in aviation and structured finance and has advised on leasing, financing, securitization and structuring of various cross border aviation matters. His practice areas primarily are transaction structuring, regulatory compliance, repossessions and litigation and the clients include major manufacturers, lessors, leading banks & financial institutions and export credit agencies across the globe, such as Apollo, BBAM, Aircastle, Orix, BNPP, Spectre, Avolon, BCC, Willis, HSBC, BoCA, to name a few. He also advises on dispute resolution and general corporate & commercial matters.

 

Has a vast litigation experience and was particularly involved in the Kingfisher, SpiceJet and other repossessions and is preferred for his commercial acumen, straightforward advise and solution oriented approach. Appreciated by the Clients and all major Firms for his clean advise and is regarded as ‘a very reliable lawyer’ and one having ‘senior experience’. 

 

He has also, over the years, worked closely with the Aviation Working Group and the Ministry of Civil Aviation to bring about amendments to the Aircraft Rules in line with India’s commitments under the Cape Town Convention which has assisted in creating a lessor/ financier friendly civil aviation environment in India.

 

He is also engaged with the Ministry of Civil Aviation on endeavours relating to facilitating the aviation financing business in India.

 

Has been ranked by Chambers.

 

Received his B.Com (Hons) and LLB from the University of Delhi.

Languages

English

Member

Bar Counsil of India, MSI Global, Mackrell, Aiavtion Working Group

Education

Received his B.Com (Hons) and LLB from the University of Delhi.


India

Aviation (including aerospace and defence)

Within: Aviation (including aerospace and defence)

RNClegal's aviation team handles financing, transactional, regulatory and contentious matters. Ajay Kumar heads up the team and handles a full spectrum of finance, regulatory advice and resulting litigation. Ravi Nath is highlighted particularly for his aviation finance expertise. Principle associate Neha Singh is another key name to note. The group's client roster includes Avolon, Airbus and Boeing.

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