Grégory is a partner with the aviation and litigation practice and is based in the Paris office. He regularly acts for airlines and their insurers, or other actors of the aviation sector.
Grégory mainly practices in the aviation sector, representing airlines and/or their insurers in dispute resolution, litigation, arbitration and general advice in both contentious and non-contentious matters. He has involvement in most of the recent major air losses and by their very nature most of these cases have an international dimension.
He has significant experience in product liability matters and his strong dispute resolution background includes multi-jurisdictional litigation as well as international arbitration.
Grégory regularly advises airlines on regulatory and consumer protection matters including the setting up of their business in France, slots and also regarding their relationship with various authorities.
Prior joining Clyde & Co he was a lecturer and researcher in Public International Law at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and a tutor in Public Law, International Economic Law and International Investment Law. Gregory has a Master (DEA) in Public Law from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and was admitted to the Paris Bar in 2011. He is a frequent speaker at various industry conferences such as the Beaumont International Aerospace Conference and regularly lectures on Aviation Law.
Grégory is named an “Up and Coming” individual in Aviation by Chambers Europe and has been listed a “Rising Star” in Aviation by Legal 500. He has also been recognized as a “Global Leader” for Transport - Unmanned Aircraft Systems by Who’s Who Legal.
Grégory speaks French and English.
Gregory Laville De la Plaigne is always available; he has a good understanding of our needs and expectations and is very efficient. (Legal 500)
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