• Advising a client in respect of the establishment of a new joint venture with a major infrastructure provider to pursue Spanish Governments outsourcing of air navigation services for 15 Spanish Airports (subsequently won 10 of 15 contracts)
  • Acting as Bid Director and legal counsel in respect of a client's bid to win the outsourcing of services for up to nine airports in Sweden. This included the incorporation of a subsidiary, certification negotiations for that subsidiary and stakeholder management (including government and regulator engagement) of all aspects of the project
  • Advising Etihad Airways on its acquisition of a 49% stake in Jat Airways (which has been renamed and rebranded Air Serbia) as part of an extensive strategic partnership between the two airlines.
  • Board Member ESSP SAS. A French incorporated company owned by six European regulated entities for the sole purpose of being the European Satellite Service Provider to the European Commission
  • Handling a 33% strategic investment in a Swiss carrier (Darwin Airline) by Etihad Airways which, uniquely, included a brand licensing arrangement which will result in Darwin operating regional scheduled services under a new brand called Etihad Regional
  • Handling the acquisition of a majority stake in a UK airline (Eastern Airways) on behalf of a global helicopter operator (Bristow)
  • Representing a major air navigation services provider (NATS Services) in relation to joint venture commercial projects in several different jurisdictions
  • Company Secretary of FerroNATS SA. A Spanish incorporated joint venture company created to bid for and provide services to the Spanish Airports
  • Advising a client in respect of ownership and structuring obligations in respect of takeover opportunities subject to sovereign control criteria
  • Following aircraft type groundings advising a client in respect of regulatory compliance obligations and impact thereof