High Value and Luxury Assets
Request a callback
If you regularly travel within the United Kingdom or make short hops across the English Channel for business or pleasure, purchasing your own helicopter can prove a cost effective way to manage your travel. Helicopters provide an excellent alternative to the car or train for regular business travellers. Notwithstanding the advantage of avoiding the delays resulting from the growing congestion on the roads, helicopter journeys also have the benefit of not requiring you to submit detailed flight plans. They can be used just as spontaneously as a motor vehicle.
If you’re thinking of purchasing a helicopter, our dedicated commercial lawyers will ensure the process is seamless.
At Saracens, we have the necessary expertise.
Apart from the capital invested, prospective buyers must consider insurance costs, depreciation, scheduled maintenance and engineer’s reports. We can assist you with this, as well as the following legal processes:
As many purchasers will be looking to fly the aircraft themselves, it is important before the purchase process has even begun that buyers carefully consider the type and model of aircraft they wish to purchase. This is because during pilot training, those buyers will be certified in the aircraft they spent the most time training on, even if it is not necessarily the helicopter they own.
If you are looking to sell a helicopter we can assist you with the negotiation process to ensure you get the right price. We can also advise on your obligations with regards to warranties to ensure the negotiations go smoothly. As a general point, be wary of ‘tyre kickers’ and insist the buyer puts down a holding deposit before you incur significant costs in the course of any sale.
To discuss selling or purchasing a helicopter, phone our London offices on +44 (0) 20 3588 3500 and talk directly to one of our lawyers. Alternatively, you can request a call back and we will be in touch at a time convenient to you.
We instructed Saracens’ litigation team in a sensitive matter in the hope that it would be…
Bob Paxman Chief Executive Talking2Minds
See All Testimonals
For budding entrepreneurs there has never been a better time in history to start your own internet business. The miracle of the internet allows those with the necessary courage, work-ethic and gumption, to set up shop without the crippling costs of finding, stocking and financing a physical premises. But the online revolution has offered start-up businesses much more than just removing the need for expensive premises. Some of the many advantages of owning and operating an internet based business include: Low start up costs. Depending on the type of online business you plan to operate, initial costs can start from as little as a few hundred pounds (the cost of […]Read more
Handbags and Investment We are all familiar with investing in art, bonds and stock, but it may come as a shock to know that over the past decade the value of the most sought-after luxury handbags has risen by an average of 8 % a year matching the annualised returns of the FTSE. So what should you look for when buying a handbag as an investment piece? Which brands are currently delivering the best returns? Three handbags that will make you money The top three handbags that are likely to provide you a with return on your investment (and have you looking fabulous at the same time) are: Hermes Birkin […]Read more
Selling a yacht may seem like a daunting prospect…. Setting a price, marketing, advertising, broker terms and commission, contractual issues…etc all very complex and generally quite time consuming. Because we understand this sector better than most, to help you understand some of the basics, we have put together this easy to follow step by step free boat sellers guide to highlight some of the issues you need to weary of. Step 1 –Engage the Right Professionals When selling a yacht it is imperative that you enlist the right professionals to manage the transaction, including a lawyer who has experience dealing with this type of work. This applies to the purchaser […]Read more