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Aviation Law



Our aviation team has decades of experience working with the global aviation industry. Our lawyers are experienced in all areas of the aviation business. We can provide the legal advice and representation your business requires in Canada and around the world. We have a proven track record of successfully handling complex transactions and difficult litigation related to aviation. We help guide our clients’ business in a practical and cost-effective way.

Our firm has broad expertise across the aviation industry. We act for international airlines, domestic carriers, airports, fixed base operators, repair stations, aircraft, engine and parts manufacturers, aircraft owners and their insurers in a wide variety of matters.  We also act for NGOs including IATA and governmental agencies including the Canadian Transportation Safety Board.


We regularly advise our aviation clients on operations, commercial transactions, financing and security, labour and employment, tax, sales and marketing, regulatory and insurance matters. If disputes arise, our litigators have the aviation expertise and the litigation skills to resolve complex lawsuits inside and outside the courtroom. Our litigators regularly act for major aircraft, engine and component manufacturers and their insurers in product liability and air accident claims of all types. 


Our lawyers are involved in aviation organizations such as the Aviation Insurance Association and the Air Transport Association of Canada (ATAC). Our aviation team has been recognized for its expertise by Lexpert, Legal 500 and Best Lawyers.


Browse our recent work, read our analysis of current issues in aviation law or contact any of our lawyers to learn more.



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