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Ethan is an experienced aviation lawyer with deep expertise in aviation finance as well as all varieties of aviation-related work. This runs the gamut from commercial lending, ECA-backed lending, operating leases and finance leases to large OEM purchase orders, portfolio trades, aircraft secured bonds, ABSs, asset-driven M&A, aviation JVs, MRO contracts, restructuring, enforcement/repossession and commercial disputes relating to OEM purchase agreements, lease redelivery conditions and the like.


  • National University of Singapore, 2010, Law and Economics, Double First Class Honours, Valedictorian, Lee Kuan Yew Gold Medal, MAS Academic Excellence Prize, MTI (Economist Service) Best Thesis Prize

  • Singapore

  • Law Society of Singapore

Notable Quotes

  • 2018 “Rising star in aviation finance,” Airfinance Journal’s 2018 Guide to Aviation Lawyers
  • 2018 “Leading individual in the aviation industry,” Airline Economics’ 40 under 40