Aviation

Malta is well on its way to becoming a main player in Europe’s aircraft management and registration industry. The sector has blossomed thanks to Malta’s attractive legislative framework and fiscal incentives. Attracting world leading companies in aircraft leasing and operators of commercial and luxury private aircraft, Malta is fast becoming a regional hub of international repute. In fact, aviation is today one of the fastest growing industries and the government sees significant potential for further growth.

 If you’re into aviation, speak to us.

Our dedicated Aviation Team within Mamo TCV has amassed considerable experience in all aspects of aviation law. Our firm has supported international clients in aircraft registration, leasing, purchase, operation and litigation relating to aviation law.

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Key Contacts

Recognition for our practice

2021
Aviation practice ranked by The Legal 500.

The team at Mamo TCV Advocates offers clients a complete service when it comes to aviation matters. It has been engaged by the Maltese government to act as the legal adviser on legislative matters and regularly acts for major financiers. Nicholas Valenzia and Joseph Camilleri head the practice.


2020
Aviation practice ranked tier 1 by The Legal 500.

Mamo TCV Advocates' aviation practice specialises in asset finance, tax and corporate set-ups, aircraft ownership and leasing, and claims handling. Recently, the team has also advised on – and helped draft – national and European legislation. Nicholas Valenzia goes 'the extra mile to understand and service client needs professionally'; he jointly heads the department with Joseph Camilleri.


2019
Aviation practice ranked by The Legal 500.

Mamo TCV Advocates' team has particular expertise in handling commercial aircraft purchase agreements, sales and leaseback transactions, employment contracts and aircraft repossessions. Key contacts Nicholas Valenzia and Joseph Camilleri are praised for their 'scope and depth of legal expertise and advice'.

 
2018
Aviation practice ranked by The Legal 500.

Mamo TCV Advocates covers the full gamut of aviation work and is noted for its experience in complex corporate structures relating to the ownership and operation of aircraft. The group also handles aircraft repossessions and arrests, tax structuring issues and asset finance mandates. Practice head Nicholas Valenzia and litigator Joseph Camilleri are the key contacts.


2017
Aviation practice ranked by The Legal 500.

[The firm] is "very competent, reliable and proactive with very good response times".


2016
Aviation practice ranked tier 1 by The Legal 500.

[The firm] 'develops close business relationships with its clients' and is recommended for aircraft leases, aviation-related litigation and tax advice on the importation of aircraft, and has additional core strenght in finance.


2015
Aviation practice ranked tier 1 by The Legal 500.

[The firm has a] leading aviation practice with robust contentious experience.

 
2014
Aviation practice ranked tier 1 by The Legal 500.

[The Firm] is a market leader in aviation matters. It acts as legal counsel for three of the largest operators in Malta and is regularly instructed to advise clients on a new corporate structures for aviation operations in Malta. 


Scope of Services

This is what we can help you in:

Bilateral air services agreements
Charter and lease agreements
Claims against carriers
Code sharing
Conditions of carriage
Asset finance and creation of local law security interests
Insurance
Litigation
Securitisation
Registration of Cape Town International Interests
Maintenance, repair and servicing agreements
Operational structures and tax planning
Registration, certification, sale and purchase of aircrafts
Regulation of airlines
Regulation of unlawful conduct on board of aircraft
Seizure of aircraft
Repossession

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