"Pradhan & Associates offers significant expertise in a wide range of aviation matters"

"[Pradhan & Associates] also has noted specializations in aviation ......, amongst others"

Chambers & Partners


The firm has consistently been recognized as a leader in the area of aviation law by major international legal directories.  Our aviation practice has gained distinct recognition in the aviation market and has been highly praised by major international legal directories.

We have expertise and seasoned experience in handling complex transactions for small and large commercial aircraft, aircraft engines and helicopters.  We handle contentious as well as non-contentious work in aviation sector.  In non-contentious sector, we advise and represent primarily aircraft and engine manufacturers, foreign aircraft owners and leasing corporations, insurers and reinsurers, airlines and brokers in transactional, commercial and regulatory matters and represent them before various regulatory agencies.  In contentious sector, we handle matters relating to aircraft leasing disputes, air carriers' liability, management of accident liability claims, accident investigation, accident litigation, etc.

Our lawyers are well-versed in and have in-depth knowledge in all aspects of domestic and international aviation law.  Our lawyers have widely published scholarly articles in various areas of Nepali aviation law as well as in key issues of international aviation law in various international law journals and international publications.

In this field, we handle following matters:

Aircraft sale Aircraft purchase
Aircraft financing Aircraft leasing
Engine leasing Aircraft insurance and reinsurance issues 
Aircraft registration and de-registration Liens and security documentation
Repossession of aircraft Licensing and certification of air carriers
Aviation regulatory matters Aircraft leasing disputes and litigations
Aircraft accident claim management Aircraft accident investigation and litigation


The firm is an exclusive member of L2B Aviation for Nepal, the world's largest international network of aviation law firms.

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  • Aviation Industry in Nepal: Need to Adhere to Geneva and Cape Town Convention, New Business Age, Kathmandu, Nepal

    Authored by Devendra Pradhan. Reproduced with permission from New Business Age.

  • Getting the Deal Through - Air Transport 2009, (Nepal Chapter), Law Business Research Ltd, London

    Authored by Devendra Pradhan. Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through - Air Transport 2009, (published in September 2008; consulting editors Rachel Brandenburger and Natasha Good - Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP). For further information please visit www.GettingTheDealThrough.com