Geoffrey has been a partner in since 2003 and has worked in the aviation area for over 20 years since his secondment to Beaumont and Son Solicitors (now Clyde & Co) in London. In 1999 he assisted with the acquisition of two Lisbon practices and has practised in Edge International Lawyers Lisbon office since then. He has developed the Edge International Lawyers aviation practice, having primarily with passenger and cargo claims, and he now deals with both contentious and non-contentious issues. His practice has taken him to the UK and Cape Verde offices and his expertise now includes airlines, airports, baggage, passenger, personal injury, cargo, contractual disputes, ground handling, accident investigation and policy coverage. Born in Northern Ireland, he studied law at the University of Birmingham and has also practised in Belfast. He is registered to practice with the Portuguese Law Society, the Law Society of England and Wales and the Law Society of Ireland. He is also currently the Committee Member for Portugal of the European Air Law Association and organized EALA’s Annual Conference in Lisbon in 2017.