Conyers is at the forefront of the offshore airfinance industry, representing many of the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies and lenders on the cross-border aspects of their transactions.

Our lawyers advise on the laws of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands and are globally recognised as leaders in the field of aviation.

Our aviation team has worked on the industry’s largest securitisations, sale-leasebacks, pre-delivery payment and warehouse facilities, debt financings and private placements. Our broad client base includes lenders, leasing companies, international credit agencies and export credit agencies, as well as airline operators.

Our lawyers have significant experience advising on all aspects of:

  • Cross-border financings
  • Structured financings
  • Securitisations
  • Aircraft purchases (including portfolio acquisitions)
  • Sales (including portfolio sales) and sale-leasebacks
  • Warehouse facilities
  • Islamic finance, involving financing, acquisition and leasing of aircraft, including Shari’a-compliant aircraft sales and leaseback arrangements, as well as the issuance of aircraft backed sukuk certificates
  • Bond issuances
  • Notes offerings


  • Advise on all aspects of aircraft and aircraft mortgage registration in Bermuda, BVI and Cayman


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