Aviation

GvW Graf von Westphalen has provided comprehensive advice in the aviation sector for many years. Here we advise in particular companies from the aerospace industry as well as numerous national and international commercial airports. In addition, we assist the aerospace industry with all legal matters. In our Aviation Focus Area we have brought together specialists from various legal fields with expertise in the aviation industry. This allows us to work efficiently as a team and offer a one-stop shop for legal advice to our clients.

Our areas of specialization:

  • Aviation
  • Licensing/alteration of airports
  • Night flight regulations
  • Noise control
  • Charging regulations
  • Non-aviation business/development planning
  • Aviation security
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Advice on individual Employment Law matters
  • Advice on and representation in collective Employment Law disputes
  • Advice on and representation in collective labour disputes
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  • Insolvency
  • Representation of creditors in insolvency proceedings
  • Defending against insolvency-related voidance claims
  • Restructuring and reorganisation
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  • Customs and Foreign Trade
  • Company-internal export control
  • Embargoes and sanctions
  • Customs compliance
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  • Contract management
  • Contract management
  • Contract drafting and negotiation
  • Purchasing, trading and supply contracts
  • General terms and conditions
  • Contractual disputes
  • Corporate
  • Corporate law advice
  • Compliance and corporate governance
  • Advice to directors and officers
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  • State Aid and Subsidies
  • Advice on state aid procedures
  • State aid recovery matters
  • Compliance with state aid legislation
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  • Environment and Planning
  • Advice on plan approval procedures for airports
  • Ongoing advice in procedures under immissions control law
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  • Space Law
  • International space law
  • Establishment and commissioning of satellite constellations
  • New Space business models
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  • Air Passenger Rights
  • Passenger rights advice
  • Representing airlines in defending against claims
  • Alternative dispute resolution