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Eversheds South Africa - Aviation sector

Aviation, South Africa

Experience counts in the aviation sector and our team has a history in all aspects of this complex and highly regulated industry.

Our clients come to us because we know their business and share a genuine passion and understanding of the industry. This enables us to deliver commercially-focused solutions for transactions, disputes and day-to-day legal and regulatory matters. We are also aware of the risks and rewards of mergers and acquisitions, as well as their global antitrust/competition implications.

Our diverse range of clients includes airlines, airports, governmental authorities, regulatory bodies, aircraft manufacturers, industry financiers, aircraft owners, operators, insurers, lessors and service providers. 

Our understanding of the day-to-day issues involved in aircraft registration, pilot citations, licensing, and code sharing is deep. We also have a strong track record of legal convergence within the airline industry. Our experience includes areas such as employment agreements, commercial agreements, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, outsourcing and systems integration, intellectual property and big data issues.

Our recent aviation law experience includes:

  • international and cross-border financing;
  • insurance and dispute resolution;
  • licensing;
  • maintanance and;
  • regulatory 

If you would like any further information or need advice on aviation or airline law, please contact our legal team.