Avia­ti­on Law

Broa­de­ning ho­ri­zons
with a clear per­spec­ti­ve.

LE­BUHN & PUCH­TA pro­vi­des do­mestic and for­eign com­pa­nies in­vol­ved in the avia­ti­on in­dus­try with com­pre­hen­si­ve le­gal ad­vice and le­gal re­pre­sen­ta­ti­on in all kinds of li­ti­ga­ti­on and dis­pu­te re­so­lu­ti­on pro­cee­dings in­clu­ding com­plex cross-bor­der ca­ses.

Our in­ter­na­tio­nal ori­en­ta­ti­on and ex­ten­si­ve ex­pe­ri­ence in mat­ters of the trans­port in­dus­try con­sti­tu­te key be­ne­fits for our cli­ents fa­cing com­plex le­gal is­su­es in the field of avia­ti­on, espe­cial­ly ari­sing out of the car­ria­ge of car­go and pas­sen­gers by air.

We al­so have par­ti­cu­lar ex­per­ti­se in the field of insuran­ce and re-insuran­ce law re­la­ting to avia­ti­on, bo­th in non-con­ten­tious mat­ters and li­ti­ga­ti­on, in­clu­ding fol­lowing ma­jor air­craft da­ma­ge and col­li­si­on da­ma­ge. We pro­vi­de cor­po­ra­te law ad­vice to en­ter­pri­ses in the avia­ti­on in­dus­try.

  • We have ac­ted for one of the air­lines in­vol­ved in the Bash­ki­ri­an Air­lines Über­lin­gen mid-air col­li­si­on.
  • We have ac­ted for cli­ents against an air­line and its insu­rers in con­nec­tion with lia­bi­li­ty claims of re­la­ti­ves fol­lowing a fa­tal ac­ci­dent.
  • We have ad­vi­sed the insu­red with re­spect to its claims un­der its hull and lia­bi­li­ty po­li­cy fol­lowing an ac­ci­dent and to­tal loss of the air­craft and loss of all life on­board.
  • We have pro­vi­ded ad­vice in re­la­ti­on to the ac­qui­si­ti­on of joint ow­ners­hip in an air­craft (frac­tio­n­al ow­ners­hip).