Darryl Pankratz is a partner in Alexander Holburn’s aviation practice. He provides advice and counsel to various clients in the aviation industry. Darryl represents air carriers, product manufacturers and airport operators. He regularly acts on behalf of maintenance engineers and organisations, as well as professional and private pilots. His practice includes complex multi-party litigation as well as the use of alternative dispute resolution methods.
Darryl conducts litigation in British Columbia, Ontario, Alberta, Newfoundland, Yukon and the Northwest Territories.
Representative experience includes:
Counsel in airport and product liability claims.
Counsel in aircraft hull, passenger and cargo liability claims.
Advising on regulatory and licensing issues involving Transport Canada.
Darryl frequently writes and presents. He has been recognised by The Canadian Lexpert Directory since 2013 as a leading Canadian practitioner in the field of Aviation (Regulatory and Liability). He has also been selected by his peers for inclusion in the publication, Best Lawyers in Canada, since 2010 and Guide to the World’s Leading Aviation Lawyers since 2013. Mr Pankratz has been listed in Who’s Who Legal Canada for Aviation since 2016. He is the secretary of the Canadian Bar Association National Air and Space Law Section and treasurer of the Canadian Bar Association British Columbia Air and Space Law section.