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
On 12 September 2018, the European Court of Justice (CJEU) ruled that when an airline compensates passengers for their cancelled air tickets, under certain circumstances, they are also obliged to pay back the commission ...
The Privy Council in the UK has recently declined to uphold a successful appeal to the court of appeal of the Bahamas in a case arising from an accident to a turbo prop airliner arising from a shortcoming in the landing ...
In our article on 23 July 2018 on the Advocate-General's opinion in flightright –v- Iberia and the ECJ decision in Wirth –v- Thomson we noted the different treatment of Regulation 261 claims arising from carriage on ...
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 ...
Bird & Bird has won four individual Awards at the China Business Law Awards, the most by a single firm in the history of these awards.
International law firm Bird & Bird appoints two new partners in Paris, expanding its Aviation, Space & Defence and Corporate capabilities.
To help you prepare for the impacts of deal or no deal, we have gathered together speakers from Bird & Bird to share their insights on important topics which businesses should consider.
Environmental regulation will play an ever growing role in the sector.
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