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Clayton Utz

Aviation

2 ranked lawyersBand 1AustraliaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Practitioners with longstanding experience in the aviation industry offering a comprehensive service to international and domestic airports throughout Australia. Expertise encompasses domestic and international air services agreements, as well as terminal services agreements, airline pricing agreements and airport conditions of use. Also advises on land access issues in relation to the development of aviation infrastructure. Other major clients include Commonwealth and state government departments, which it advises on aviation services and airport construction and infrastructure matters, including environmental and planning aspects.

Strengths

A client characterises this as a "responsive practice which helped us through some challenging issues."

Work highlights

Advised Transport for NSW in its negotiations with Sydney Airport Corporation and the Commonwealth government on a project to refurbish, upgrade and develop the Mascot Tunnel on General Holmes Drive at Sydney Airport.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Leece is a pre-eminent practitioner who represents airlines and government bodies as well as both domestic and international airports. He demonstrates a wealth of experience advising on a wide range of issues, including terminal services agreements, airline pricing agreements and various airport infrastructure-related issues, including land access questions.

James Kendal advises a range of airports on property, pricing and services agreements as well as construction and regulatory matters. His other clients include airlines and state governments.

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Australia

Aviation


Andrew Leece
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James Kendal
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