We provide specialized advice for several matters related to the aviation industry and our expertise allows us to provide strategic and customized solutions for all types of operations. We work across many sectors of the aviation industry, with a particular focus on airlines (commercial aviation), air taxis and private operators (business aviation), aerial work companies, 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

Assistance 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 constituting and executing guarantees; M&A and joint venture transactions, including the analysis of potential risks to competition; analysis and preparation of contracts and agreements involving pilots and crew, airline and airport operators, negotiations with unions and analysis of companies’ internal policies.

Regulatory issues of the sector, considering the compliance with the rules of the Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) and other regulatory bodies, assistance to airport concessions and use of airport areas, as well as with matters related to concession, authorization and certification for the provision of air services.

Monitoring of the Legislative and Executive branches with regard to the aviation industry, including bills concerning international air transport agreement negotiations and regulations that could impact the aviation sector.

Tax structuring; environmental demands, including voluntary market carbon credit transactions, climate change, solid waste management and environmental licensing for airports.

Legal assistance related to aviation insurance and reinsurance.

Assistance on judicial and administrative proceedings, as well as white collar crime demands related to the aviation industry.

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Awards and Recognitions

Análise Advocacia 500 -Aviation (2015 2024);

Chambers Brazil – Aviation (2021 2023);

IFLR – Americas Awards Loan of the Year – LATAM Airline’s DIP financing (2021);

The Legal 500 – Transport: Shipping and Aviation (2016 2024);

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year LATAM Airlines (2020).

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