France: Aviation 2019

Here we cover 23 impressive practitioners who draw praise from sources for their work across contentious, regulatory and transactional matters in aviation.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Vonnick le Guillou DLA Piper, Paris
2. Fabrice Pradon  Clyde & Co LLP, Paris 

Clyde & Co sees three practitioners highlighted.
Fabrice Pradon has extensive experience in acting for airlines and insurers in complex disputes that run the gamut of commercial, criminal and insurance proceedings. 
Maylis Casati-Ollier is an expert in high-value and high-stakes aviation litigation. She is also well regarded for her advisory practice supporting clients in financing and leasing transactions.
Benjamin Potier offers clients his impressive experience in litigation and arbitration proceedings, focusing his practice on cross-border claims including insurance and personal injury matters.

HFW has two experts listed.
Guillaume Brajeux excels in contentious matters, regularly acting in disputes for insurers and reinsurers in the aviation space.
Richard Jadot is credited for his work in aviation financing matters, advising a variety of clients in sophisticated investment and lending transactions.

HMN & Partners is home to two impressive practitioners. 
Simon Ndiaye distinguishes himself as an expert in complex aviation insurance matters. He advises insurers on significant litigation and arbitration arising out of accidents, and professional and product liability. 
Gérard Honig has decades of experience in the market and is an invaluable resource in aviation disputes and insurance claims.  

Garnault Rembauville Bureau Tassy also achieves two listings here.
Fernand Garnault possesses domestic and international experience in acting for aviation carriers and insurers. He frequently represents clients in a spectrum of contentious matters affecting airlines, their passengers and cargo.
Patrice Rembauville-Nicolle has a broad base of knowledge in the market, and enjoys a strong reputation for his profound ability when it comes to contentious and advisory work.

At Kennedys, Christian Bouckaert is a long-standing expert in insurance and litigation matters, leveraging his considerable experience to assist clients with liability disputes in the aviation market.
Aurélia Cadain stands out for her excellent handling of insurance and liability disputes in the aviation space as well as supporting airlines on contentious matters and operational concerns.

DLA Piper’s Vonnick le Guillou has standout expertise in product liability matters within the aviation sector. She focuses her top-tier practice on assisting manufacturers and insurers on sophisticated disputes.

Simon Foreman at Courrégé Foreman has notable experience in aviation disputes with a focus on complex product liability proceedings.

Charles Viggers from Watson Farley & Williams is held in high esteem by sources for his ability in aviation financing and leasing, and possesses considerable experience in cross-border deals.

At Hogan Lovells, Alexander Premont is a leading aviation finance lawyer who has extensive experience representing clients that range from financial institutions to private investors.

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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

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