Tejaswi is experienced in all aspects of aircraft financing and leasing, including pre-delivery payment financing, export credit agency supported financing, operating and finance leasing, sale and lease backs, structured financing, portfolio acquisitions and sales, EETCs and portfolio securitisations. He has regularly acted for financiers, lessors, owners, borrowers, issuers and airlines, managers and operators.
Prior to joining Tiang & Partners, Tejaswi worked for international law firms in Sydney, New York and Singapore before moving to Hong Kong in 2016.
Tejaswi is recognised by Chambers Asia-Pacific for Aviation: Finance (International Firms) in China. Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021 observes that Tejaswi “is highly active in handling complex deals in the Asia-Pacific region. He is particularly known for his expertise assisting with tax and compliance elements arising in aviation financing transactions. A client appreciates that he is ‘responsive, technically strong and can negotiate with multiple parties,’ adding: ‘He can highlight the key aspects of a transaction.’” Tejaswi is also listed as a recommended lawyer by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 for the Asset Finance (Including Aviation and Shipping Finance) category.
Tejaswi is admitted to practice in England & Wales, Hong Kong, New York (USA) and New South Wales (Australia).
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