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Aviation & Logistics Disputes

We have developed aviation, logistics and freight forwarding as one of our core areas. We have a dedicated team of aviation and logistics lawyers who act for airlines, freight handlers, forwarders and warehouse operators based both in the UK and abroad. For further information on our Aviation & Logistics Team, see Aviation & Logistics.

The Aviation & Logistics Disputes team offer legal expertise in relation to a wide range of disputes in the transport, freight forwarding and distribution fields. This has included legal advice in relation to: 

  • Securing the return of aircraft on behalf of lessors and the enforcement of aircraft lease terms.
  • Securing the return of aircraft parts on behalf of lessors.
  • Disputes concerning responsibility for overflight permissions and other aircraft lease disputes
  • Engineering disputes including aircraft and/or aircraft maintenance contracts.
  • The incorporation and interpretation of standard industry terms, notably the BIFA, RHA and UKWA terms
  • The application and interpretation of international conventions, in particular the Hague-Visby Rules
  • Disputes arising as a consequence of delayed deliveries or damage to goods
  • Liens and bailment
  • Retention of title claims and other claims for the recovery of cargo from companies in administration
  • Liability for goods seized by customs overseas
  • The recovery of cargo seized by customs in the UK


What others say about us

Oliver Jackson took a different approach from other lawyers. He was responsive to our needs, providing a clear opinion and highly practical advice in a situation where we needed to make a decision very fast. Oliver’s analysis of our position was from both a legal and a commercial perspective, which allowed us to agree an immediate course of action. Those steps significantly improved our negotiation power and led to a settlement agreement between both parties within days.

Zack Rat, General Manager, Mentfield UK

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