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, and project managing 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 5 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 into private practice and has since then 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.
In addition, Diego has extensive experience in regulatory, commercial dispute resolution, corporate law, and commercial agreements, including aircraft operating and maintenance contracts.
Sales and acquisitions
Finance and Leasing
The Commercial Team is ranked Tier 1 in the Legal 500.
The Corporate Team is ranked Tier 1 in The Legal 500.
The Corporate Team is ranked Band 2 in Chambers & Partners.
Corporate and Commercial Team of the Year
Wales Legal Awards 2020
‘Very commercial and pragmatic.’
‘An entrepreneurial approach.’
Acuity Law – Legal 500