Ulrich Steppler, LLM, is the joint head of Arnecke Siebold's transportation, aviation and logistics (TAL) practice group based in Frankfurt, which is widely known for its aviation and transport law expertise.
Ulrich has broad experience as an aviation lawyer, focusing in particular on passenger air transportation. For over a decade he has been providing full legal assistance to clients ranging from top international carriers, insurance companies and other industry participants to banks and owners of aircraft.
Ulrich regularly represents clients in relation to aviation litigation before the German courts, for instance in relation to cases associated with aircraft accidents, passenger and cargo claims or general commercial litigation. Furthermore, Ulrich frequently advises on regulatory issues, aircraft repossession, aircraft and aircraft mortgage registration and de-registration as well as on other aircraft financing matters.
Ulrich is internationally recognised as a leading practitioner in aviation law in legal directories such as Legal500 and Legal Experts. Moreover, Ulrich is winner of numerous awards, including the ILO Client Choice Award, for 2010 and 2011, in the category 'Aviation Law Expert, Germany'. He regularly writes articles and case notes on a variety of topics of current interest in aviation and has published a book on IATA interlining and a collection of regulations on the inclusion of aviation in the European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS).
Ulrich is member of the European Air Law Association (EALA) and the American Bar Association (ABA) forum on air and space law, and serves as a member on the International Panel of Kluwer's Air & Space Law journal.
Ulrich Steppler is also admitted to practise before the Austrian courts.
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