May 29, 2017

New Aircraft Deal for DLBP Aviation Team!


Dwipo Lubis Baskoro & Partners ("DLBP") act as lead counsel for an Irish subsidiary of Mitsui & Co, Ltd. ("Seller") in the sale and novation of one (1) Airbus A320 to Shibaura Construction Corporation ("Shibaura"). The Aircraft is successfully delivered to Shibaura while remain operated by Thai AirAsia Co., Ltd. on 29 May 2017. DLBP Aviation Team is led by Partner Haryo Baskoro. Haryo commented "We are very excited and humbled to be given the opportunity to once again show our capability to act as lead counsel in a foreign cross-border aviation deal. Thanks to our client for their trust."

Other counsels act for the Seller are Tay & Partners and Clifford Chance Thailand each advises on Malaysian and Thailand aspects of the deal respectively. Nishimura & Asahi acts for Shibaura and Squire Patton Boggs, Tokyo Office acts for the lender. KPMG Ireland acts as join tax counsel for the seller and Shibaura. Bird & Bird ATMD LLP acts for AirAsia.