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E-mail: ravi.nath@rnclegal.com

WWL Profile: https://whoswholegal.com/ravi-nath

Tel: +91.11.4122 5000

Areas of Expertise

Aviation finance, leasing, Asset Finance

Infrastructure projects, Energy & Telecom

Dispute Resolution; General Corporate & Commercial laws

Professional Memberships

Inter Pacific Bar Association (Past President)

Society of Indian Law Firms (Vice President)

International Bar Association (Committee Office Bearer & Past Chair)



LL.B., Intl. & Comp. Laws (King’s London)

PIL (Harv)

Trained Sinclair Roche & Temperley, London.


With his 40 years’ experience, Ravi is regarded as the ‘Go – To’ Lawyer in India particularly for Aviation matters, Telecom, other infrastructure and General Corporate & Commercial laws and Dispute Resolution. He has advised on more than 300 transactions pertaining to equipment and facility finance and on regulatory aspects. He has advised on five largest infrastructure projects in India in Power & Telecom, each of which exceeded one billion US dollars in value and in one case US$ 2.7 billion. He is aided by a team of highly skilled attorneys. He is continuously recognized by Who’s Who Legal as a ‘Thought Leader’.

He was the first Indian to serve as President of the IPBA, and then as Chair of the Aviation Committee of the International Bar Association, and is the Editor/Author of several Books and Papers and regularly advises on major Transactions and issues. His clients include practically all major industry players in aviation and has advised on leasing finance, structured finance, sale and lease back. Legal 500 stated thus: “Ravi Nath’s esteemed reputation as an aviation expert puts clear blue water between Rajinder Narain & Co. and its rivals…” He serves on the Legal Advisory Panel of Aviation Working Group.

Two of his Firm’s partners were elevated as Chief Justices of High Courts and one was the President Bar Association.

He lives in Delhi with his wife. Two children are grown up and are living in UK and Scandinavia.

Rankings and Recognition

Conferred Bar Association of India’s highest honour by The Chief Justice of India and Law Minister.

Who’s Who Legal once identified world’s ten highly reputed Aviation Lawyers. Mr. Nath was one of them.

Recognized several times by Euromoney and others, as a leading lawyer in India for M&A, Aviation & Asset Finance, and Cross border issues.

Also recognized by Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal.

Advocates in Delhi