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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.
Legal update: impact of Brexit on the aviation industry
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Legal 500, 2021
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Airfinance Journal 2020 Lawyers’ Guide:
Airfinance Journal 2019 Lawyers’ Guide
On 23 November 2020, the Italian Revenue Agency published the new Administrative Provision n. 360494 (the “Provision”), endorsed in the Decree of the Ministry of Economy and Finance of 14 May 2018 (the “Decree”) which ...
APAs are now well known to Italian companies belonging to multinational groups, which intended (or intend) to agree on the correct remuneration of intra-group transactions with the Revenue Agency, in order to avoid tax ...
On September 11, 2020, the Anti-Monopoly Commission of the State Council promulgated the Anti-Monopoly Compliance Guidance for Business Operators, which came into force as of the date of promulgation.
International law firm Bird & Bird has appointed partner Gregory Man as the new global head of Islamic finance based in Dubai. Gregory will also head the Finance & Financial Regulation practice in the Middle East.
Bird & Bird has launched a new profile on LinkedIn, focused on presenting their insights on the Nordic market and telling the international law firm's 'Nordic story'.
Our Global Aircraft Finance team is pleased to once again place highly in the influential Airfinance Journal Legal Survey 2020.
As the aviation industry looks towards a post-Brexit world, it remains unclear whether the UK and the EU will reach a trade agreement to apply after the transition period. The impact of Brexit on aviation is far-reaching and the UK’s decision not to continue its EASA membership makes reaching agreement on air safety and air services more critical.
Take a look at the UK’s changing regulations around telecoms and their impact on #techtransactions in an important… https://t.co/a6SrDp8NSP
Last month, we launched our 5th Global Women’s Development Programme with 20 associates from across the firm. The p… https://t.co/Z99ScgyKzW
We are now only a week away from our Annual TechLaw Event where we will discuss practical tips and some of the lega… https://t.co/4s8t7pAkza