Aviation law is a highly regulated environment dealing with regulations placed on operators, their aircraft and the facilities that are utilized in the conducting of their business.

Through our aviation team’s vast experience as pilots and aircraft owners and operators, we provide a comprehensive aviation service. This experience has given us a vast understanding of the aviation industry, which allows us to better understand our clients’ requirements.

By virtue of the fact that we offer a broad spectrum of legal services, we are able to advise our clients on various aspects of their business where necessary, thereby offering our clients a comprehensive solution to their various legal requirements in order to maximize their business potential.

We have experience in various aspects of aviation-related work, including:


  • Air Service License applications and amendments
  • Aircraft Operator Certificate renewals and amendments
  • Drafting and vetting of agreements and opinions
  • Drafting and vetting of Manuals of Procedures and others –
    • Operations Manual
    • Aviation Safety Plan
    • Aviation Training Manual
    • Management Plan
    • General Conditions of Carriage
    • Quality Assurance Manual
    • Maintenance Control Manual
    • Emergency Response Manual
    • Safety Management System
  • Aviation Law and regulatory compliance –
    • Airlines, operators, airports and organisations
  • Aviation related matters –
    • Labour, property, contractual, business and environmental
  • Consultancy, assessments and situational profile analysis –
    • Independent quality audits
    • Risk management
  • Aviation business plans


Vicarious Liability

Whilst we are awaiting certainty regarding the enactment of the new Regulations to the Civil Aviation Act, we shall turn our scope to an aspect that affects almost every role-player in the aviation industry…