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E-mail: ajay.kumar@rnclegal.com

Tel: +91.11.4122 5000

Areas of Expertise

Aviation & Asset Finance

Banking & Finance

General Corporate & Commercial

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Energy & Infrastructure


Professional Membership

Bar Council of Delhi (2006)


B.Com. (Hons.)

LL.B., Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi


Ajay has over twelve years of experience of over 600 transactions in aviation and structured finance and has advised on leasing, financing, securitization and structuring of various cross border aviation matters. His practice areas primarily are transaction structuring, regulatory compliance, repossessions and litigation and the clients include major manufacturers, lessors, leading banks & financial institutions and export credit agencies across the globe, such as Apollo, BBAM, Aircastle, Orix, BNPP, Spectre, Avolon, BCC, Willis, HSBC, BoCA, to name a few. He also advises on dispute resolution and general corporate & commercial matters.

Has a vast litigation experience and was particularly involved in the Kingfisher, SpiceJet, Jet Airways and other repossessions and is preferred for his commercial acumen, straightforward advise and solution oriented approach. Appreciated by the Clients and all major Firms for his clean advise and is regarded as ‘a very reliable lawyer’ and one having ‘senior experience’.

He has also, over the years, worked closely with the Aviation Working Group and the Ministry of Civil Aviation to bring about amendments to the Aircraft Rules in line with India’s commitments under the Cape Town Convention which has assisted in creating a lessor/ financier friendly civil aviation environment in India.

He is also engaged with the Ministry of Civil Aviation on endeavours relating to facilitating the aviation financing business in India.

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