Gide is a premier international law firm and the first to have originated in France. With 600 lawyers, drawn from 35 different nationalities, Gide offers some of the most respected specialists in all sectors of national and international business law and operates from 15 offices worldwide. In each of its offices in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and North America, the firm provides its clients with comprehensive knowledge of local markets, regional expertise, and the resources of an international law firm.
Gide provides businesses, public and private institutions, as well as governments and regulators, a high level of legal and comprehensive assistance, both in an advisory and litigation capacity.
Gide has built up a multi-disciplinary team dedicated to handling the challenges inherent to the aviation and aerospace industry. As well as specialising in aviation and aerospace law, Gide’s practice areas include in particular contract law, liability and insurance law, transport law, public law, banking and finance law, as well as corporate law, competition law, taxation, intellectual property and dispute resolution.
In the fields of aviation and aviation insurance law, Gide is regarded as a benchmark counsel by aircraft manufacturers, airlines, maintenance operators and equipment manufacturers, as well as by aviation insurers. Its lawyers provide a full range of legal services with regard to aviation insurance and the specific liability of aircraft manufacturers and air carriers. The aviation and aerospace practice also advises traditional stakeholders in the insurance sector (insurers, insurance brokers, reinsurers), freight forwarders, airports and financial actors such as donors, credit establishments and financial institutions.