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Businesses in the Aviation and Aerospace Sector operate in a fast-changing, dynamic and often challenging global environment. Many are busy embracing new technologies to give them a competitive advantage, enabling them to survive and thrive.
At Bird & Bird, we proactively support all our clients in their business aspirations. These clients include many of the world's leading airlines, aerospace companies, financiers, aircraft lessors, travel companies and other key players in this exciting sector.
Our specialist international team advises on all the legal issues our clients face, in particular guidance on complex regulatory issues, protecting them when disputes arise, advising on critical commercial issues and projects, as well as on matters such as employee rights and consumer protection.
We also have a team of highly recognised aircraft finance and leasing lawyers advising aircraft financiers, leasing companies and airlines on some of the largest and most innovative financings, new and used portfolio leasing transactions, equity investments, new and used aircraft acquisitions and corporate jet transactions. These deals are almost always cross-border, fast-paced and vitally important to the parties involved.
Our Aviation Regulatory and Competition Law team covers the whole range of regulatory and antitrust issues affecting our clients' businesses.
Our Aviation Dispute Resolution team has successfully handled some of the largest and most complex aviation disputes of recent years.
Wherever they are based in our network, and whichever area they specialise in, all the lawyers in Bird & Bird's Aviation and Aerospace team share with our clients a genuine passion and enthusiasm for the industry - and a drive to ensure our clients succeed.
Chambers UK, 2019
Chambers UK, 2018
Chambers and Partners 2018
Airfinance Journal 2019 Lawyers’ Guide
Airfinance Journal 2018 Lawyers' Guide
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We are delighted to invite you to our inaugural Product Design Law Challenge. The Challenge will be based around a series of interactive quiz questions as we take you through the latest developments and trends in design case law, enforcement strategies and filing practices.
Please join us for a practical seminar on English contract law led by Bird & Bird UK partner and contract law specialist, Andrew White.
This seminar, held in English, is intended to provide international businesses operating in Europe with essential know-how and tools on English contract law. It is part of a programme of international client events which have been delivered in eight countries in the last year.
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