Our transport team is one of the most renowned in Belgium and acts on behalf of numerous domestic and foreign airlines, companies in the shipping, rail and road-haulage sectors and insurers.
Our practice covers both advisory work and advocacy, and we appear before the full range of ordinary, administrative, arbitral and international courts and tribunals – in Belgium and abroad.
We maintain regular contact with renowned foreign law firms in a variety of matters, enabling us to offer seamless, high-quality management of cross-border cases.
Our experience in the drafting, revision and negotiation of contracts is extremely vast, covering the gamut of areas connected to the principal and subsidiary activities of undertakings in the insurance and transport sectors (carriage of goods, express couriers and carriage of persons): these include aircraft maintenance contracts, cargo handling and catering contracts, leasing and charter contracts and finance agreements.
Our team members represent clients in cases involving liability in contract or tort, in cases of average, loss, delay, or personal injury in relation to the carriage of persons, I.A.T.A. arbitration and Clearing House regulations.
C. ADMINISTRATIVE AND REGULATORY LAW
By virtue of our long-standing experience, we are also asked to deal with specific issues of administrative law in relation to transport, such as aircraft noise regulations, and pilot and air operator licence applications and renewals.