African aviation has struggled with its big idea: “liberalisation”, an idea which means extending the right of airlines to fly from one country to another, continent-wide, and lessening the restrictions they face.
Our aviation experts advise on the complex, cross-border commercial issues that define this fast-paced sector.
As the world’s appetite for air travel grows apace, the challenge for the aviation industry is to uncover and extract value in the face of ever more competition. Our team of dedicated aviation lawyers can help you achieve your commercial objectives in the most complex matters with innovative thinking and a comprehensive range of legal services, combining finance, tax, corporate, restructuring & insolvency, regulatory, real estate and dispute resolution.
Our insight, depth and breadth of knowledge across all segments of the aviation industry attract a diverse set of clients from across the world, including banks and financial institutions, funds and investors, export credit agencies, aircraft and engine leasing companies, airlines, airports and manufacturers.
With more than 35 years’ experience, we are ahead of the curve with developments in the aviation sector, especially in our role as advisers to the Aviation Working Group on Global Aviation Trading System (GATS) matters.
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Andrew Hutcheon and Jack Moulder discuss the recent decision of the English Court of Appeal in Airbus S.A.S v Generali Italia concerning an exclusive jurisdiction clause in an airframe warranties agreement.