Consistently recognised as the world's premier aviation law firm
With extensive industry know-how stretching across the entire sector, we are often found at the forefront of developments in aviation law. We are known for our handling of major aviation losses and multi-jurisdictional claims, as well as for our non-contentious work including finance, regulatory and employment.
The strength and depth of our aviation practice allows us to handle disputes of all sizes and complexity wherever they may arise.
We are experienced in all types of aviation related work, whether in the context of fleet programmes, high-value disputes, corporate transactions, commercial contracts, development of aviation infrastructure or major casualties.
With industry know-how stretching across the entire sector, we are often at the forefront of developments in aviation law. We offer our clients an unrivalled capability in handling aviation claims.
With our global network of offices and legal correspondents, we are able to respond quickly across time-zones no matter where and when an accident occurs or a claim is made.
We have extensive experience of advising on a wide range of aviation, space, insurance and reinsurance issues, resolving disputes in the UK and worldwide.
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The space and satellite market continues to grow, with significant developments in the insurance law field. Clyde & Co remains at the forefront of this expansion advising insurers and reinsurers on both contentious and non-contentious matters.
We are one of the very few firms that handle high-profile and complex satellite and space issues ranging from a Space Shuttle loss to delayed launch or in-orbit anomalies and losses.
Within the space and satellite sector, we focus on litigation, regulatory issues, policy wordings, coverage disputes and can advise on corporate, commercial and finance matters.
Our experience in the space and satellite market:
Launch agreements, launch service contracts and other satellite transactional matters
Satellite and other space or launch equipment construction
Pre-placement insurance drafting and risk review for complex systems
Contractual disputes regarding commissioning and payload performance
Various reinsurance and insurance disputes concerning in-orbit anomalies
Launch failures and anomalies including mis-located orbital insertions pre-separation damage
Damage to third parties resulting from satellite launch services