Sky is the Limit

Our service extends from advice on daily matters and new projects to administrative representation and litigation in the aviation sector. What makes us different is that our lawyers possess combined expertise on the legal framework with thorough understanding of the clients’ business activities. Thus, we are capable to structure precisely the timeline and assess correctly the budget needed for every client’s assignment.

Key contacts

  • Aircraft purchase contracts
  • Aircraft leasing
  • Operating licenses
  • Aircraft financing
  • Drones’ regulation
  • Aircraft registration and de-registration
  • Contentious proceedings – commercial and administrative disputes, freight, and passenger transport disputes

Eliminating Uncertainty in the New Era

Aviation is one of the industries that was severely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Practical solutions that follow the new economic reality require a shift in the delivery methods of external legal counsel. New challenges require legal care that supports the evolved needs of the sector players.

Work highlights:
  • Consulting the Lenders of the Vitosha Consortium, bidding in the concession award procedure of Sofia Airport
  • Advising and representing leading air carrier in a complex case on alleged violation of the EU state aid rules
  • Successful representation of the operator of the biggest civil airport in Bulgaria in a complex case on alleged abuse of dominance via predatory pricing
  • Advising major US corporation engaged in the collection and distribution of fare and fare-related data for the airline and travel industry on entering the Bulgarian market and the related legal and business implications

Advising a client on the acquisition of a Gulfstream G150 business jet and the related complex negotiations with the seller, structuring the transaction and relevant post-closing procedures and aircraft operation agreements

Crafting Niche Expertise

Aviation is among the most heavily regulated industries. Our team is experienced in the applicable aviation legislation and helps clients achieve regulatory compliance. We advise airlines, aircraft leasing companies, ground handling operators and state authorities to ensure the best possible service for our clients.

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