Aviation/aerospace

A specialist aviation barrister will be used in disputes relating to everything from aircraft leasing and insurance to disasters, hijackings and theft. Their commercial and regulatory advice will be sought within the context of competition law and state aid, aviation security, the awarding of routes, joint ventures and even international sanctions. These services will be sought by airlines, airport authorities, manufacturers, financiers, governments, insurance companies and even passengers. If the space industry is on the verge of another giant leap forward then barristers with expertise in aviation the aviation sector will be ideally placed to advise the companies and governments poised to take more satellites, probes and leisure passengers into orbit.