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Provided by Fischer (FBC & Co.)

FBC’s team has extensive experience in representing airlines (including major airlines and low-cost carriers), insurers, importers and exporters, freight forwarders, and online travel service providers in the full range of matters encompassed by aviation, maritime and tourism law.

Members of the FBC team have been active participants in both the Israeli legislative process as well as in industry organizations, including IATA, in regard to aviation and tourism law. FBC's clients benefit directly from this involvement, as the team is well-positioned to provide them with ongoing up-to-date regulatory advice and to advise them promptly about pending developments in these fields.

We routinely pull together our understanding of commercial litigation, class actions, corporate and regulatory matters with a deep knowledge of leasing, other commercial transactions, competition, labor relations and taxation to ensure that every aspect of a client’s goal is addressed.

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What the team is known for

Fischer is a dominant force in the aviation space in Israel, with a strong practice focus on litigation. The team represents a roster of major airlines in complex and cross-border contentious mandates, including class actions. It has a broad industry focus, with strength in labour issues relating to the ground-handling sector. The firm is also often engaged in advisory services connected with cargo issues and in the defence of clients involved in litigation initiated by travel agents. Its lawyers also have experience in matters relating to personal injury in the aviation sector, and are well reputed for their representation of prominent aviation clients in legislative reviews.

Strengths

Interviewees regard the team as "clever, pragmatic and knowledgeable."

"I am impressed by their dedication and commitment to the success of their clients' business outcomes," enthused one interviewee.

Work highlights

An FBC team led by Shirly Kazir represented Turkish airline Onur Air in a civil claim submitted against the Israel Airport Authority, Corendon Airlines and Onur Air alleging bodily harm caused in the course of embarking.

Notable practitioners

Shirly Kazir routinely defends major airlines against class action litigation involving a range of issues including refund policies and IATA Resolution concerns.
"She is a tireless individual with vast knowledge of the field of aviation law." "She is a legal savant in the area of aviation law and a formidable litigator when it comes to legal representation in court."

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Shirly Kazir

Head of Department