We are one of the leading law firms in Europe in the field of aviation. We support you comprehensively and internationally in all regulatory, contractual, corporate and tax law matters relating to aviation, and we also represent your interests before courts and authorities. You benefit from our wealth of experience from well over a thousand international aircraft transactions (from Pilatus PC12 to Airbus and Boeing). We know the needs and interests of financial institutions, leasing companies, airlines, business jet operators, international groups and HNWI as well as those of flight-related businesses, for example in the areas of aircraft maintenance, interior design, freight and catering. This allows us to advise you competently and efficiently.

By the way, also in the innovation area of drones.

In asset finance (leasing, loan, factoring, etc.) we advise you on all legal aspects of the financing of high-quality assets. These include not only large aircraft, rolling stock, medical and information technology, industrial, manufacturing and production facilities, but also business jets, yachts and works of art.

Our competencies at a glance:

  • AOC approval procedures
  • Brokerage agreements
  • Cape Town Convention
  • Cargo agreements
  • Catering agreements
  • Charter agreements
  • CO2 compensation (EU ETS / CORSIA)
  • Loan agreements
  • Dry and wet leasing agreements
  • Due diligence (aviation/tax)
  • Enforcement of security interests
  • EU Drone Regulation
  • EETC programmes
  • Factoring
  • Finance leases
  • Flight crew employment agreement (pilots, flight attendants)
  • Guarantees
  • Ground handling agreements
  • Interior completion agreements
  • Purchase agreements
  • Legal and tax opinions
  • Aircraft prescriptions (mortgages)
  • Maintenance agreements
  • Management agreements
  • Operating leases
  • Registration of aircraft in all relevant jurisdictions
  • Sale and lease-back
  • Security agreements of all kinds
  • Structuring of ownership and operation
  • Strategic advice (airlines, business jets)
  • Tax rulings
  • Traffic rights
  • Transaction management
  • Vendor leasing
  • Insurance issues

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