Aviation & Travel

Quadrant Chambers is widely recognised as a market-leading set in the fields of aviation and travel, both nationally and internationally. 

Members of chambers have been instructed in many of the most pre-eminent cases and major disputes and incidents handled in the UK in recent years.
Our highly experienced barristers can deal with matters at any level, including court proceedings, arbitrations, mediations, inquests, regulatory hearings and public inquiries; whether acting as counsel, arbitrators or mediators.
We provide expert advice on:

  • Air carrier liability both in relation to individual claims and group litigation
  • Disputes concerning title to aircraft, aircraft finance, leasing, recovery and liens
  • General intra-industry commercial litigation
  • Product liability claims
  • General aviation and maintenance disputes, including fatal accidents and serious personal injury
  • Tour operator liability
  • Insurance and reinsurance coverage issues
  • Private international law issues
  • Regulatory issues

Members have also edited and contributed to textbooks such as Halsbury’s Laws of England, Shawcross and Beaumont: Air Law, and Margo on Aviation Insurance (4th edition).

... “a highly distinguished chambers offering a top-tier aviation service with particular depth at junior level" ...

(Chambers UK, 2018)

... “a first-class set for aviation-related disputes” ...

The Legal 500, 2017

... "a standout set for aviation work that most importantly wins trials" ...

(Chambers UK, 2017)

... “a widely respected set in the aviation market” ...

(Chambers UK, 2017)

... "clearly a leading set in the aviation field"... ; ..."‘expert practitioners’ demonstrate ‘strong knowledge’ and ‘a commercial approach" ...

(The Legal 500, 2016)

... "Quadrant Chambers is ‘clearly a leading set in the aviation field’, where the ‘expert practitioners’ demonstrate ‘strong knowledge’ and ‘a commercial approach'" ...

(The Legal 500, 2016)

... “hard to beat for anything aviation-related” ...

(Chambers UK, 2015)

... “Excellent, not just in terms of the individuals it has but also due to the depth it has” ...

(Chambers UK, 2015)