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
The ITU World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19) will be taking place in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt from 28 October to 22 November 2019. The outcomes of WRC-19 are likely to be significant in determining the future ...
Our Aviation Regulatory team looks at the European Court's recent clarification of airline's obligations around passenger compensation, including duty of assistance.
After a long hearing, the European Parliament backed Margrethe Vestager to become the Commission's new Executive Vice President for Digital and EU Competition Chief. Her public statements included some specific ...
International law firm Bird & Bird advises Fosun Tourism Group, the world’s leading leisure-focused integrated tourism group, on its asset purchase agreement with Thomas Cook Group plc and certain of its subsidiaries ...
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
On 26 November we are hosting our exclusive annual [email protected] event for our female contacts. [email protected] is a unique event for business women providing expert insights into relevant hot topics and creating networking opportunities. This year we will organise an afternoon with topics relating to circular economy.
RT @twobirdstech: Our Tech & Comms team will be heading to Helsinki for Slush 2019! Will you be there too? Get in touch and meet up with o…
We advised Immersive Labs, the provider of an innovative cyber security skills platform, on its recent $40 million… https://t.co/8zC6XCZ5XF
We were delighted to welcome some many of our former colleagues last night for our annual Alumni Party in London. I… https://t.co/TtjP325DQh