Aviation regulation and liability is a niche practice area involving a group of highly skilled practitioners. Our Aviation Group has significant experience acting for aviation insurers, underwriters and the Transportation Safety Board of Canada in prosecuting and defending numerous types of aviation claims. We represent domestic and international air carriers and airports, as well as manufacturers of aircraft, components and engines for both fixed-wing and rotary aircraft. Additionally, members of the Aviation Group have represented numerous fixed wing and rotary aircraft operators in claims arising from aircraft damage and loss.
Avon Mersey, Chair of the Aviation Group, has been recognized by the Canadian Legal Expert (LEXPERT) Directory as a leading practitioner in the field of Aviation (Regulation and Liability). The group is actively involved with Air Transport Association of Canada (ATAC), which represents the Canadian air transport industry and the Aviation Insurance Association (AIA), a not-for-profit association dedicated to the expansion and promotion of the aviation insurance industry through their numerous educational programs and events.
Notable clients include Vancouver International Airport, Messier-Dowty, Air Canada, Boeing, Raytheon and Turbomecca. We also act for a number of syndicates in the Lloyd's of London aviation market and are able to provide legal services to clients in the UK and Europe as a result of our merger with London firm Stringer Saul LLP.