LONDON (March 28, 2017) – Holland & Knight aviation attorneys Ian Clark, Timothy Murray and Robert Ricketts have been selected by their peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom 2018.
Mr. Clark focuses his practice on commercial transactions, litigation and international regulatory matters. He is closely involved in developments concerning the operating regimes affecting corporate aircraft and aircraft that are in shared ownership. Mr. Clark also advises clients on aviation insurance coverage matters and is experienced in cases arising out of aircraft accidents. He is a former pilot and flying instructor in the Royal Air Force.
Mr. Murray represents airlines, leasing companies, airports, business and general aviation operators, travel firms and other companies involved in the aviation and travel industries. He has extensive experience in aviation and travel-related dispute resolution matters in the English courts and in arbitrations, including leasing, aircraft finance, insurance, aircraft repossessions, aircraft engineering, technical issues, accidents and general contractual disputes. He also advises on a wide range of regulatory issues, including matters before the European Commission, the UK Civil Aviation Authority and the UK Department for Transport.
Mr. Ricketts advises banks, leasing companies and airlines on various issues arising from the sale, purchase, leasing, financing, maintenance and mortgaging of aircraft. Recent transactions include the leasing of Boeing, Airbus, Embraer and Bombardier aircraft by a variety of lessors and the sale of a diverse range of aircraft. In addition to his substantial corporate jet practice, he represents several airlines throughout Europe and elsewhere around the world.
Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. The methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographic region and legal practice area. Selected attorneys undergo an authentication process to ensure that they are in current practice and in good standing. Best Lawyers has earned the respect of the profession, the media and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals.
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