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AIRLINES & AIRCRAFT

In recent years, air regulations have evolved into a set of rules calling for detailed knowledge and the provision of legal services by professionals familiar with the aviation sector and its continuously evolving environment, particularly regarding air transport and air legislation. Only by constantly adapting to the markets and developing an extensive knowledge of the relevant legislation can we provide the best assistance and support in aircraft and flight crew related contracts and litigation or licensing matters, whether under Portuguese, European (JAA-EASA) or other legislation.

PLMJ's team has considerable experience in aircraft contracts and licensing and related matters, with specialised lawyers operating in a variety practice areas, as well as lawyers with extensive experience who are specialised in aviation law itself and are familiar with the more important regulatory organisations in this field.

We are in the perfect position to provide legal support which is both multidisciplinary and cohesive. Our advice is tailored to our cliets needs and sensitive to the specific legal issues in this field. We provide a full range of legal services to our clients who include airlines, aircraft owners and operators, air transport service providers as well as infrastructure and airspace management companies.

Our services in this area include:

  • Drafting and negotiating contracts (wet and dry lease contracts, aircraft purchase agreements, aircraft maintenance contracts, ACMI contracts, agreements for associated services, aviation staff contracts, etc.)
  • Drafting regulations
  • Litigation, arbitration and mediation
  • Preparation of legal opinions