Diego’s experience extends for over 20 years in Aviation, handling aircraft financing, purchase and sale transactions for airlines, lenders, high-net-worth individuals and operators. He also project manages aircraft and fleet acquisitions from contract negotiation to delivery.
Diego qualified as a Spanish abogado in 2000 and as an English solicitor in 2009. He trained and spent five years at Iberia Airlines in Madrid as legal counsel, where he gained considerable experience with the airline in multijurisdictional work.
Diego moved to London in December 2007, entering into private practice. Since then, he has advised clients on ownership and operating structures, negotiating and drafting loan, lease and purchase agreements, security documentation, and all ancillary documentation, including registration applications, legal opinions, and conditions precedent for delivery, insurance, and escrow arrangements.
Diego also has extensive experience in regulatory, commercial dispute resolution, corporate law, and commercial agreements, including aircraft operating and maintenance contracts.
*Diego Garrigues is a Consultant at Acuity Law working on a self-employed basis*
Sales and acquisitions
Acting for several aircraft owners over the past 12 years in the purchase and sale of corporate aircrafts and helicopters. The latest transactions include:
Acting for several aircraft owners and airlines in the purchase and sale of commercial airliners. The latest transactions include:
Finance and Leasing
Acting for several aircraft owners over the past 12 years in the financing (finance leases and secured loan facilities) for the acquisition of corporate aircrafts. The latest transactions include: