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Meet the team

Transport

Our global transport practice is comprised of 400 lawyers who deliver in-depth knowledge of the global aviation, rail and shipping industries. As one of the leading full-service legal practices in the transport sector, our lawyers provide clients with a comprehensive understanding of how transportation industries operate on a local and global scale.

“They understand the needs of clients and they have knowledge of the broader market, not just the law.” Chambers Global, 2017

Our world-class lawyers have a longstanding track record of innovation in the transport sector, with experience in all forms of finance and leasing structures, dispute resolution and litigation matters and corporate dealings spanning M&A, private equity, joint ventures, strategic alliances and other forms of cooperation.

With lawyers in every major global financial center, our transport law team also works in close collaboration with Norton Rose Fulbright lawyers in energy, infrastructure, mining and commodities, financial institutions and technology, enabling us to provide support on any issues affecting our transport clients.

Our areas of work include

  • Antitrust and competition, including international regulatory systems and controls
  • Asset finance
  • Bankruptcy, financial restructuring and insolvency
  • Crisis management, including global emergency response
  • Dispute resolution and litigation, including multi-jurisdictional litigation (MDL)
  • Health and safety
  • Islamic finance
  • M&A, strategic alliances and other forms of cooperation
  • Planning
  • Private equity and venture capital
  • Sustainability and climate change, including carbon finance and environmental law

Awards and accolades

  • Transport finance law firm of the year, Global Transport Finance Awards, Nimrod Finance Publications, 2016
  • Chambers Global, Global-wide: Aviation: Finance, Chambers & Partners, 2017
  • Chambers Global, Global-wide: Shipping: Litigation, Chambers & Partners, 2017
  • Chambers Global, Global-wide: Shipping: Finance (Band 1), Chambers & Partners, 2017
  • Chambers Global, Global-wide: Rail: Finance (Band 1), Chambers & Partners, 2017
  • Videos

    Streamlining EC261 end-to-end claims handling

    July 2017

    Africa - A major untapped market for the airline industry?

    December 2015

  • Publications

    Legalseas

    Welcome to the July 2017 issue of Legalseas.

    July 2017

  • News