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
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
On 31 August 2019, the new Space (Launches and Returns) Act 2018 (Cth) entered into force in Australia (the "Launches and Returns Act"). The commencement of the Launches and Returns Act is an important step in the ...
Our team look at the recently published UK Airline Insolvency Review Report and how its recommendations would impact both passenger protection and airlines in the event of future airline insolvencies.
Writing for Practical Law, Simon Phippard and team contribute to an overview of the nature and scope of UK law in relation to civilian use of drones or small unmanned aircraft (SUA).
International law firm Bird & Bird today boosts its Dispute Resolution practice with the appointment of Lucas Pitts as a partner in Dubai.
Our Global Aircraft Finance & Leasing team has again been recognised in the influential Airfinance Journal Legal Survey 2019
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 ...
Partner for a Day is your opportunity to gain insights into the work of a lawyer. You will get two days of legal training with workshops and cases in e.g. contract drafting and negotiation techniques.
Join our team to debate the latest trends and developments impacting aircraft leasing and finance.
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