Carter Newell Lawyers is an award winning specialist law firm providing legal advice to Australian and international corporate clients.

Our aviation team, led by Paul Hopkins, Managing Partner and Partners Glenn Biggs and Bronwyn Clarkson, is an Australian leader in the provision of legal advice to the aviation industry.

We have extensive experience in providing commercial, contract and transactional advice direct to the aviation industry, together with a recognised capacity for the successful management of major aviation litigation and complex multi-jurisdictional claims for aviation operators, airports, aviation support services and their insurers.

Because our experience in aviation covers the full transactional and adversarial spectrum, we provide a highly specialised offering capable of responding to the needs of the aviation industry as a whole.

Our specific fields of aviation expertise comprise:

Our diverse range of aviation clients comprise local and international aviation, hull and liabilities insurers, aircraft manufacturers, owners and operators, financiers and lessors, airports, and aviation support service companies.

Aviation is diverse industry. We recognise this and have built an outstanding network of established contacts across the Asia Pacific Region. Our aviation specialists are mobile and well travelled which enables us to deliver quality service and advice across a range of international jurisdictions, particularly throughout the Asia Pacific.

We make regular and significant contributions to the aviation industry, taking active roles in a range of industry associations, regular presentations to the aviation community, up-to-date publications on legal and regulatory developments impacting the aviation industry and through the publication of world first aviation guides on Asia Pacific Carriers’ LiabilityAustralian Airports Liability and Compliance Guide and our Australian Civil Liability Guide.

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