Aviation Support Services

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

Led by Senior Partner Paul Hopkins and Partner Glenn Biggs, our Aviation team acts for all manner of aircraft and aviation support service providers ranging from:

  • Ground handlers (turnaround, baggage, cleaning, aerobridge etc)
  • Refuelers
  • Suppliers and manufacturers
  • LAME’s
  • Ferry services
  • Caterers
  • Airport contractors (cleaning, parking, security etc)
  • Major aircraft repair and overhaul providers.

As with our broader aviation expertise, our offering to aviation support clients recognises they are operating in a unique and specialised industry, with bespoke and often multi-jurisdictional contracts such as IATA’s Standard Ground Handling Agreements.

Our Aviation Support Service team is known for providing clients with targeted advice and fast turnaround on the full gamut of commercial, risk management and insurance issues facing clients in this area. Underpinning our team’s expertise is a solid understanding that operations in aviation support services can expose our clients to major aviation risks, and so our team works closely with clients to ensure the best measure of commercial and insurance risk management is achieved.

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