Aircraft redelivery 2020 - what can possibly go wrong?

29 Sep 2020


Aircraft redelivery has become an increasingly fertile breeding ground for disputes between lessors and lessees. The sums involved can be significant. Aircraft engines, airframe and component parts are complex marvels of engineering that require careful routine maintenance. Engine borescope examinations do not come cheap. Keeping technical records up to date can be onerous. Lessors and lessees should carefully consider issues around aircraft redelivery when negotiating a lease to avoid turbulence.


COVID-19 and PPE fraud – a Hong Kong perspective

10 Sep 2020

It will come as little surprise that since the start of 2020 there has been unprecedented demand across the globe for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – in particular for disposable face masks, gloves and surgical gowns. At the outset of the pandemic, these items were needed to supply and protect front-line health workers. Of late there has been wider demand from the public at large as the pandemic spreads. Unfortunately, opportunists see these events as a chance to cash in and profit from people’s anxieties. 


FitzGerald Lawyers takes off with aviation insider

01 Sep 2020

Peter McCullough is an experienced aviation lawyer ex Pillsbury and Holman Fenwick Willan and joins FitzGerald Lawyers to develop its aviation practice at this critical juncture for the industry.  Amid all the chaos and disruption there is need for level-headed, pragmatic advice to manage risks/enforce rights and take advantage of opportunities to build new ventures and do business differently.


John Koh joins FitzGerald Lawyers

06 Aug 2020

John Koh joins FitzGerald Lawyers as corporate/commercial partner with a focus on technology.  John previously worked as a partner at Bird & Bird and Osborne Clarke in Hong Kong.


Benchmark Litigation rates FitzGerald Lawyers

29 May 2020

Benchmark Litigation ranks FitzGerald Lawyers as a notable Hong Kong domestic firm (commercial and transactions) for 2020.


Chambers Asia Pacific and Chambers Global recognize Darren FitzGerald

06 Dec 2019

FitzGerald Lawyer's managing partner Darren FitzGerald has been recognized by Chambers Asia Pacific and Chambers Global in China, dispute resolution: litigation (international firms) for 2020.


FitzGerald Lawyers ranked in asialaw Profiles 2020

21 Sep 2019

asialaw Profiles has ranked FitzGerald Lawyers as a notable firm in Hong Kong for dispute resolution in 2020.


FitzGerald Lawyers notable firm in Benchmark Litigation 2019

09 May 2019

For a second straight year Benchmark Litigation has recognized FitzGerald Lawyers as a notable domestic Hong Kong firm (commercial and transactions).


FitzGerald Lawyers wins Rising Law Firm Award at Macallan Asian Legal Business Hong Kong Law Awards

10 Sep 2018

On 7 September 2018 the winners of 17th annual Macallan Hong Kong Law Awards hosted by Asian Legal Business (ALB) were announced at an elegant event held at the Conrad Hotel in Hong Kong.  Judged by a panel of experts and industry leading practictioners, FitzGerald Lawyers is proud and delighted to announce that we have received the award for Rising Law Firm of the Year - which is annually awarded to and recognizes law firms that are 7 years or younger with a signficant Asia-Pacific regional practice and expertise.


FitzGerald Lawyers named finalist for Macallan Asian Legal Business Hong Kong Law Awards

06 Aug 2018

FitzGerald Lawyers is proud to announce that we have been named a finalist in two categories for the 17th annual Macallan Asian Legal Business Hong Kong Law Awards. These prestigious awards, winners of which will be revealed during the awards ceremony on 7 September 2018 in Hong Kong, recognize the outstanding performances of legal practitioners throughout Asia-Pacific.