Mert Hifzi
Name: Mert Hifzi
Firm Name: Holman Fenwick Willan
Country: Singapore
Expertise: Aviation Law

Telephone: +65 6411 5303
Fax: +65 6411 5300

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Professional Biography:

Mert Hifzi heads HFW’s Singapore office and the Asia Aerospace practice. The HFW Asia Aerospace team comprises 4 partners and 9 Associates, based in Singapore and Hong Kong, and is the largest aviation liability team in the region. Mert handles a wide variety of commercial litigation and insurance matters in various jurisdictions, including air carrier’s and airport’s liability, aviation product liability and coverage disputes. Mert also regularly advises aviation entities on non-contentious issues such as contractual wordings including terms and conditions of carriage, risk management and regulatory matters. He is handling/has handled, on behalf of insurers and reinsurers, a number of high profile multi-jurisdictional disputes and major accidents.

Mert is recommended by Chambers and other leading legal and aerospace publications and is the only Asia based Aviation litigation lawyer named in the International Who’s Who of Aviation Lawyers 2014. Mert Hifzi is a very well-known and respected name in the aviation insurance sphere. Clients say that he “has aviation insurance sewn up” and is “extremely strong in all areas”. (Chambers Asia-Pacific 2014). Another source insisted: “I cannot rate him highly enough – on every level. He’s full of integrity and deals well with the pressure of highly complex claims.”

Firm Overview:

With over 475 lawyers operating in 13 offices across 11 countries, we provide a global and seamless service 24 hours a day. We are dynamic, entrepreneurial and leaders in our specialist areas. Many of our partners are recognised experts.

Our approach to client relationships is built on a wide-ranging and inclusive perspective of each business, its unique strategies and market risks.

On that foundation, we deliver fast, effective and creative solutions. With practicality as a guide, we rapidly provide clear and unequivocal advice, free of jargon-heavy language. Our commitment to our clients, total and determined, shines through.

Giving back to the whole society is a priority at Holman Fenwick Willan with partners and associates encouraged to spend time on our various worldwide pro bono initiatives.