Herbert Smith Freehills

Aviation Department

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What the team is known for Provides a broad range of technical expertise from across the firm. Well-regarded litigation and commercial practice, particularly noted for its prowess in the field of airport slot financing. Key clients include high-profile airlines and airports. Advises a variety of parties in relation to changing UK and EU regulations.

Strengths One source says: "I'm impressed by their commercial aptitude and ability to think outside the box."

Work highlights Advised Virgin Atlantic on the creation of a joint venture with Delta Air Lines and Air France-KLM.

Notable practitioners

Kim Dietzel is a key contact.