The lawyers at LMA Ebrahim Hosain have continuously advised foreign airlines such as Alitalia, Swiss Air, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways on taxation, regulatory as well as passenger liability issues. We are regularly instructed to act for clients in relation to passenger liability disputes throughout Pakistan as well as leasing of commercial aircrafts and structuring charter transactions. Additionally, the Civil Aviation Authority of Pakistan has consistently depended on the team’s long standing expertise on aviation law and engaged the firm in cases before the Supreme Court of Pakistan.
In transactional matters, we have acted for a U.S. based aviation company in the purchase of aircrafts from Pakistan International Airlines, where we advised on the various provisions of the sale-purchase agreements and tax issues pertaining to the export of aircrafts from Pakistan.
Additionally, the firm’s shipping practice is well regarded for handling large number of admiralty suits involving arrest of vessels as well as ordinary suits involving cargo claims.
The lawyers regularly advise P&I Clubs from time to time on various contentious issues on urgent basis. The firm has also acted for Maritime Security Agency.