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Lazar Vrbaski

Associate

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Lazar Vrbaski

Lazar Vrbaski

Associate

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Lazar Vrbaski

Lazar Vrbaski

Associate

Lazar is an associate in the aviation liability team with experience in both contentious and non-contentious aviation work, including aviation regulatory and commercial matters.

Regional experience

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Profile & Experience

Lazar is an associate in the aviation liability team with experience in both contentious and non-contentious aviation work, including aviation regulatory and commercial matters.

Regional experience
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Lazar has assisted with the handling of several major losses, responding to attritional claims, and pursuing subrogated claims against liable parties, with a particular focus on claims in Europe, Russia and the CIS. He has experience in the drafting and negotiation of hull and policyholder releases.  

Lazar has advised clients on the terms of commercial agreements, and provided regulatory advice on air transport agreements, UAS operations, ICAO and EASA regulations in a number of fields. He has also provided guidance on the impact of Brexit on aviation.

Lazar has presented at international aviation conferences, and has authored several publications on aviation law issues, including an article titled “Flying into the Unknown: The UK’s Air Transport Relations with the European Union and Third Countries Following ‘Brexit’”

Lazar is a graduate of the Leiden University Advanced LL.M. in Air & Space Law and the recipient of the Prize for 2012 of the European Air Law Association.

Experience
  • Acting on behalf of a flag carrier and its insurers in responding to a major loss; handling airline passenger, baggage and cargo claims, and pursuing subrogated claims on their behalf.
  • Drafting and negotiating hull, deductible and policyholder releases in respect of a variety of incidents, including the damage of 21 aircraft due to inclement weather. 
  • Representing a group of reinsurers in a coverage dispute involving several stages of proceedings in Russia and enforcement proceedings in England.
  • Advising carriers and groundhandlers in respect of terms of business and commercial agreements.
  • Advising several operators, including a UAS operator, in respect of their obligations under ICAO and EASA safety regulations.
  • Co-authored the "Brexit scenarios for business aviation" report for the European Business Aviation Association.
Sectors

Sectors

  • Aviation & Aerospace

  • Business Jets

  • Carrier Liability

  • Commercial Dispute Resolution

  • Non-Contentious Commercial Aviation

  • Regulatory

Services

Services

  • Commercial

  • Commercial Disputes

  • Regulatory & Investigations