India’s civil aviation industry is on a high-growth trajectory and currently the ninth largest civil aviation market in the world. India aims to become the third-largest aviation market by 2020 and the largest by 2030. 

We advise on every significant area of aviation law and litigation. We regularly assist aviation clients such as airlines, airports, aviation service providers, maintenance organisations etc with transactional, regular corporate advisory, financing, regulatory and litigation matters (including international arbitrations) associated with their operations.  

We assist clients on all aspects of aviation business including acquisition of aircraft, financing documentation for aircraft acquisition, leasing of aircrafts, leasing of spaces at the airports by airlines, acquisition of landing rights/slots, spaces within the airports, securing permissions/ approvals from Civil Aviation authorities for setting up of infrastructure within Airport for an airline operation, finalization of contracts with aviation turbine fuel suppliers, employee’s arrangements including employee contracts and related approvals from Government agencies regarding training and security requirements. We also advise on restructuring of airline companies and have extensive experience in dealing with the regulatory agencies. 

We are renowned for our expertise in advising various airports (including domestic and international).  We also assist in aviation related litigation and arbitration including international arbitration proceedings.


Asialaw 2022 ranks highly the following practices:

Construction, Energy, Infrastructure, Aviation, Banking & Finance, Banking & Financial Services, Restructuring & Insolvency, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, Capital Markets, Competition/ Antitrust, Private Equity, Real Estate, and TMT.

Winner in Aviation, Energy & Natural Resources and Infrastructure & Project Finance by India Business Law Journal’s Indian Law Firm Awards 2021.

Ranked as 'TOP TIER' firm in Aviation practice by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 Rankings

Ranked highly in Aviation, Banking & Finance, Corporate/ M&A, Dispute Resolution, Private Equity, Projects, Infrastructure & Energy and Restructuring/Insolvency by Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific 2021 Rankings


Top Ranked Legal ranks highly the following practices:

Aviation, Banking & Finance, Competition/Antitrust, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution.


Ranked highly in the Aviation Practice by Asialaw Profiles 2021

Outstanding law firm by India Business Law Journal’s 2020 Indian Law Firm Awards in Aviation, Energy & Natural Resources and Infrastructure & Project Finance.

Ranked highly in the Aviation Practice by Asialaw Profiles 2020

Outstanding law firm of 2017-18 in Aviation and Energy, Projects & Infrastructure by India Business Law Journal.

Aviation Practice has been ranked at top tier firm by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.

Best Law Firm under Practice Areas - Aviation 2015 & 2016 by India Business Law Journal.

Key People

Atul Sharma
Managing Partner
Anand Srivastava
Abhishek Sharma
Milanka Chaudhury
Milind Jha
Neha Singh
Associate Partner
Sanjay Gupta

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