Sharing your passion & working your way & in for the long haul & across the whole industry & crossing the globe & touching the metal & helping you to fly
We have practical, hands on experience of working within the aviation industry including advising airlines, lessors, financiers, aircraft manufacturers, groundhandlers, airports, MROs, freight forwarders, insurers, tour operators and travel agents around the world.
Strength in Breadth and Depth
Our mission is to combine our wide knowledge of the aviation sector and our legal expertise to develop commercial solutions that make business sense.
What unites our specialist team across our 29 offices worldwide is a genuine passion and enthusiasm for the industry.
We take pride in helping our clients to reach commercial, workable solutions across a wide range of transactions and ventures, at the cutting-edge of business and legal developments.
We provide advice on:
We can advise on just about every agreement, transaction, regulatory issue or type of dispute that the industry presents. Our aviation clients also turn to us for support on corporate transactions, employment, tax and intellectual property (IP) issues.
Chambers UK 2017
The Legal 500
Adoption of EU screening mechanism for foreign direct investments
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International law firm Bird & Bird today has strengthened its global aviation finance capabilities with the addition of Richard Sharman as a London-based partner in its Banking & Finance Group / Aviation & Defence ...
Bird & Bird's Aviation Disputes team in London has successfully represented Singapore-based BOC Aviation and BOC Aviation, Ireland, in a landmark case against the now defunct Kingfisher Airlines Limited, and its parent ...
International law firm Bird & Bird appoints two new partners in Paris, expanding its Aviation, Space & Defence and Corporate capabilities.
The travel industry has always been an early adopter of technology; bookings that were once taken at the local travel agent are now completed through a few taps on a smart phone, and every major brand operates online, some exclusively so.
Bidding for MoD defence contracts is an expensive and challenging exercise for bidders, particularly if you are less familiar with the process.
Our next #UAS roundtable event is in London on 26 June - exploring the #Uspace, UTM integrating with air traffic co… https://t.co/5l0LKmjRSw
There's still time to register for our "How to win defence procurement bids" event on Thursday. Hear from the exper… https://t.co/JTarHzOgpb
Bidding for an MoD defence project is an expensive and challenging process for bidders. Join us on 19 April as we e… https://t.co/Ybyhz3jiLQ