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About Zohar

Zohar is a Partner in our aviation department with particular expertise in finance and leasing transactions, complex commercial contracts and regulatory matters. He also co-heads our travel practice.

He has advised extensively on fleet management issues, such as aircraft procurement, purchase and disposal, operating leasing, sub-leasing, lease novations and amendments and end of lease returns. His aviation finance experience includes sale and leaseback transactions, debt financing, hire purchase and conditional sale agreements, receivables financing and securitisation.

Zohar also has in-depth experience in advising on commercial agreements for the aviation industry of all types, including contracts for the purchase of buyer’s furnished equipment, fuel, catering and maintenance services, and for capacity trading, such as code sharing, franchise, charter and wetlease agreements. Notably, Zohar has advised airline and aircraft owner clients in connection with agreements for the conversion of aircraft – including B777s – into freighters.

Zohar’s travel practice focuses on air travel but extends to cruise providers and tour operators.

Zohar is the former General Counsel – Aviation of a leading global tourism company and operator of one of Europe’s largest fleets of aircraft. He is qualified in England and Wales and is also a CEDR Accredited Mediator.

He is ranked as a leading individual in Legal 500 for Aviation.