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Aviation

What we do

  • Insurance—coverage issues and defence of injury and property claims within Australia and the Asia Pacific region, including involving hull loss, passenger and third party liabilities, hangar keeper's liabilities, aviation product liability, ground handling and subrogated recovery actions
  • Carrier's Liability—advice and conduct of claims under the Commonwealth and State Civil Aviation (Carrier's Liability) legislation and the applicable international conventions relating to charter and airline operations within Australia and the Asia Pacific region
  • Regulatory and operational compliance —advice on licensing and regulatory issues for operators, pilots, flight examiners and licensed aircraft maintenance engineers
  • Prosecutions—defence of prosecutions commenced by the regulator in the federal tribunals and courts
  • Commercial advice—aircraft acquisition and leasing, security and registration requirements, charter agreements, supplier and distribution agreements, corporate governance, employment, construction and consultancy arrangements, consumer law and trade practices
  • Coronial inquests and commissions of inquiry—advice and representation
  • Air accident litigation—investigation, liaising with oversight authorities including ATSB, Air Services Australia and state police, advice and conduct of death, injury and property claims

What others say

Winner, Australasian Law Awards, Insurance Specialist Firm of the Year 2017 & 2016

 

Team leader

Kevin Bartlett
Partner
t: +61 7 3016 5084+61 7 3016 5084
o: Brisbane