At Simmons & Simmons we have extensive experience and knowledge of financing and leasing aircraft, as well as managing defaults in numerous jurisdictions. Our strong aviation practice, which focuses on high value matters, aligns itself with the industry. We draw on specialist knowledge from all departments, including asset finance, capital markets, corporate, insurance, litigation, regulatory and tax (all of which operate as cross-border practices) to cover all aspects of the aviation industry and to provide the highest standard of client care.
Aviation lawyers across our network of offices represent international airlines and service providers to the aviation industry, including financiers, operating lessors and manufacturers. In such a rapidly developing market, where competition and regulation continue to shape the industry, clients have benefited from our expert advice in mergers & acquisitions, asset finance, EU and competition law, capital markets, employment, environmental law, tax, insolvency and dispute resolution.
Our international aviation team provides legal advice to airport operators and their suppliers covering a broad range of areas including privatisations, strategic alliances, joint ventures, financing and securitisation, national and EU air transport regulation, commercial, IT outsourcing, logistics, planning, real estate & construction, environmental and employment law.