Mr Ahmed Murad

Ahmed Murad

Lawyer biography

Murad is a co-founder of Mazlan & Murad Law Associates. He practices in aviation, tourism investments, banking and corporate law. He read law from Middlesex University, United Kingdom in the year 2000 and has an LL.M. (Adv) in Air and Space Law from Leiden University in the Netherlands.
Prior to establishing Mazlan & Murad Law Associates in year 2006, he spent six years as legal counsel at Maldives Civil Aviation Authority where he worked primarily in the in the field of international civil aviation law whilst at the same time advising private clients in the areas of banking, tourism and corporate law. His clients include public limited companies, large number of private limited companies, banks, insurance companies, airlines, airport operators, high-net-worth individuals and a large portfolio of clients in the tourism industry (including property owners and hotel management companies). He has advised many foreign companies to establish their presence in the Maldives.
Since 2006 when Mazlan & Murad Law Associates was established, he has advised on wide range of corporate and commercial transactions including domestic and international joint ventures, hotel and resort investment finance, banking transactions and aircraft leasing and financing matters.
He is also a co-founder of Mazlan & Murad Corporate Services LLP. He acts as Resident Director for various multinational corporations doing business in the Maldives in industries ranging from finance, tourism and trade.
In the year 2011, he co-founded an insurance advisory and brokerage firm, Atoll Insurance Consultants Pvt. Ltd. which specializes in advising private clients on general insurance and reinsurance.



Application of international air law treaties in the Maldives
Maldives | 03 April 2019

The Constitution provides that any international treaty to which the Maldives becomes a party will be enforced only on Parliament's approval and in accordance with any conditions of such approval. Among others, the Maldives has ratified the Convention on International Civil Aviation and the Convention on the International Recognition of Rights in Aircraft. Further, there have been talks about implementing legislation to govern the rights of domestic air passengers.