Aviation

Aviation

Our expertise allows us to provide specialized, strategic advice and solutions for all types of aviation-related operations. We work across many sectors of the industry, with a particular focus on airlines (commercial aviation), air taxis and private operators (business aviation), specialized aviation service operations (SASO), lessors, financiers, manufacturers, maintenance service providers, airport concessionaires, and operations involving drones.

Our multidisciplinary team applies its extensive know-how to meet the specific needs of the domestic and international aviation sectors

Our main services

We assist with preparing and negotiating agreements in general, including purchase and sale, lease, sharing, chartering, management, maintenance, hangarage, interline and codeshare agreements, as well as with establishing and executing guarantees. We advise on M&A and joint venture transactions, including analysis of potential risks to competition. Our team also analyzes company policies and prepares contracts and agreements involving pilots, airline and airport operators and negotiates with unions;

In compliance with the rules of the Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) and other regulatory bodies, we advise on sector-related regulatory matters. We also provide support to concessions for airports and airport areas, as well as with matters related to air service concessions, authorization and certification;

We monitor the legislative and executive branches with regard to the aviation sector, including bills concerning international air transport agreement negotiations and regulations that could impact the industry;

We assist with tax structuring, meeting environmental demands (including voluntary market carbon credit transactions), climate change issues, solid waste management and environmental licensing for airports;

We provide legal assistance with aviation insurance and reinsurance;

We advise on judicial and administrative proceedings, as well as corporate law demands linked to the aviation sector.

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Awards and Recognitions

Chambers Brazil – Aviation (2021);
IFLR – Americas Awards Loan of the Year – LATAM Airline’s DIP financing (2021);
The Legal 500 – Transport and Shipping: Aviation (2016 – 2022);
Latin Lawyer Banking & Finance Deal of the Year -LATAM Airlines’ debtor-in-possession loan (2020).

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