Simonsen Vogt Wiig has Norway's largest team specialising in aviation law and a team of attorneys who work exclusively with aviation law and financing of aircraft.

We assist airlines, helicopter operators, banks, financial institutions, insurance providers and leasing companies within this sector.

We have valuable experience with negotiations and preparation of lease contracts and sale and purchase agreements, and have been involved in a broad range of financing transactions, including:

  • EETC
  • Sale and lease backs
  • Export credit financings
  • Japanese JOLCO financing
  • Chinese operating leases

We have also provided assistance to airlines in relation to purchase agreements with both Boeing and Airbus.

We do also act as filing counsels in relation to the International Registry of “international interests” in aircraft pursuant to the Cape Town Convention, and provide this service to both airlines, helicopter operators and banks.

We have market leading expertise in aviation.