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Meyer Avocats

Meyer Avocats is a Swiss law firm specialised in business aviation and superyachts.

We provide corporate and individual owners, operators and management companies with legal assistance throughout all phases of their business aircraft and superyachts projects:

  • Aircraft transactions:
    • sale, purchase and leasing agreements;
    • escrow agreements, fractional ownership agreements;
    • financing (lease, loan) and security agreements;
    • business aircraft design and outfitting agreements;
    • legal opinions, lex situs opinions, VAT rulings, customs clearance;
    • litigation/arbitration.
  • Aircraft holding and operation:
    • holding and operating structures of aircraft;
    • management, operation and charter agreements;
    • flight services and flight support agreements;
    • general terms and documents of carriage;
    • employment of crew;
    • maintenance and CAMO agreements;
    • liability and insurance;
    • litigation/arbitration in civil and administrative matters.
  • Superyachts:
    • superyacht building projects;
    • sale, purchase and financing agreements;
    • corporate, ownership and operational structures;
    • flag and registration;
    • crewing and management contracts;
    • conversion, repair and maintenance projects;
    • project management and suppliers contracts;
    • yacht litigation and dispute resolution;
    • maritime international regulation.

All members of our aviation and superyacht teams have been working exclusively in their area of specialisation for years and are among the few aviation-only or superyacht-only lawyers in the world.

In addition to our expertise in aviation and superyachts, Meyer Avocats provides its clients with legal advice and assistance on general business activities:

  • Commercial contracts:
    • distributorship, agency, R&D agreements;
    • construction and services agreements;
    • financing agreements.
  • Corporate and company law:
    • mergers and acquisitions;
    • joint ventures and shareholders' agreements;
    • setting up and restructuring of companies;
    • legal due diligence.

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