In this chapter we feature the top ten lawyers in the German aviation sector, for their outstanding work on covering a range of contentious and non-contentious matters
Most Highly Regarded
Urwantschky Dangel Borst performs well this year, with three of its practitioners listed.
Rainer Amann is highly respected for his top-tier aviation practice, spanning contentious proceedings and insurance-related claims.
Claudia Hess is well thought of among market sources for her first-rate practice that specialises in liability, regulation and compliance matters.
Peter Urwantschky is a leading name in the aviation sector, who draws international praise for his comprehensive understanding of all aspects of aviation law, notably regulatory matters.
Ulrich Steppler at Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein garners praise from sources for his “immense work” in the aviation sector and “outstanding knowledge of the market”. His practice spans a wide range of matters including asset financing and regulatory issues.
At Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Konrad Schott is looked upon with enormous favour by sources who applaud his deep expertise in aviation finance and transactional matters.
Ralf Springer at Norton Rose Fulbright is described as “an outstanding lawyer”, whose expertise lies in cross-border aviation finance and leasing matters.
At Fleet Hamburg, Klaus Kostka possesses over 25 years of experience in aviation, and impresses market commentators with his superb work on both contentious and non-contentious matters.
Nikolai Ehlers of Ehlers Ehlers & Partner is a highly distinguished practitioner in the German market, whose impressive practice encompasses leasing, transactions and financing matters.
Matthias Winter at Bird & Bird is a finance specialist, commended for his impressive experience advising on aviation-related asset financing and transactions.
Clifford Chance’s Vadim Turtsev ranks highly among peers thanks to his adept handling of complex financing and transactions across the aviation sector.