Our specialist global aviation team provides legal advice and solutions across all areas of practice, with a particular focus on finance and, liability and insurance.
Our aviation finance experts act for funders, lessors, operators and owners of aircraft throughout the world. Our liability and insurance experts have extensive experience in providing legal solutions to both the aviation sector and its insurers.
We provide sustainable solutions for the financing and leasing of business jets, light aircraft and helicopters, including advice on acquisition and disposal, inspection and pre-delivery problems, secured and unsecured loans, structured finance and chartering.
Our experts have an established track record of successful dispute resolution, dealing with aircraft tracking, recovery, repossession and enforcement of security, operating lease and financing disputes and terminations, product liability disputes with manufacturers and maintenance providers.
We provide advice to high-net-worth individuals and their family offices on all aspects of acquisition, disposal and financing of new and pre-owned business jet aircraft and helicopters. This is supported by services spanning operational and commercial contracts, procurement, product liability, outsourcing, distribution and supply agreements, IT, communications, e-commerce and related technologies, intellectual property, data protection, branding, patent and trademark protection, and even matters relating to social media, advertising, marketing and sponsorship.
We are committed to maintaining our market leading service and being recognised for delivering decisive, sustainable client results within the aviation law sector.
Our aviation liability experts deal with complex, high value, multi-jurisdictional aviation insurance and liability claims, Hull Claims, Subrogation, Coverage, Reinsurance and Policy Wordings for the aviation market in London and internationally. They have an established track record of advising a number of notable aviation insurers and providing legal solutions for all aspects of aviation commercial and liability work. This includes:
It is the beginning of the end for the internal combustion engine as legislators across the globe clamp down on the sale of fossil fueled vehicles and electric vehicles present themselves as a viable alternative. Provided the right legal and commercial conditions exist, there is the opportunity for a real power shift in the world of commercial transport.
68% of surveyed respondents in our latest report believe that AI and its benefits for commercial transport are overhyped. Add to that the industry's concerns relating to data security, job losses, ethical use, personal privacy rights and potential liabilities arising out of the use of AI, and the conclusion must be that the adoption of AI in the transport industry is no slam dunk.
With the advancement of electric vehicle fleets and the development of electric roads, is this the end for fossil fuels? Read the fourth in our series of articles that explores how technology is being harnessed to drive the transport of the future.
Blockchain has been hailed as the most disruptive technology in the transport sector since the introduction of the standard shipping container in the 1960s. Today, we cannot imagine shipping without containers. We believe that in the years ahead, the world will look back to the advent of blockchain technology in the same way.
Blockchain technology could change the face of commercial transport, but only once its full potential is unlocked. Read the third in our series of articles that explores how technology is being harnessed to drive the transport of the future.
The adoption of data analytics has grown exponentially, but concerns over security and privacy remain. Read the second in our series of articles that explores how technology is being harnessed to drive the transport of the future.
Legal business DWF has advised the EDM Group, the leading supplier of aviation, defence and rail training simulators globally, on its acquisition of RP Aero Systems, a UK-based engineering company that delivers specialist materials and training systems to the aviation industry.