Edyta Michalak – legal counsel since 2004 with legal practice since 1998. Working for LOT Polish Airlines, charter carriers and tour operators she gained experience in Polish, EU and international regulations of aviation and tourism business. In aviation business she specialises in legal aspects of aviation safety, legal aspects of aviation accident and connected procedures, leasing and financing of aircraft, aircraft operator liability, charter contracts and handling contracts. She has expertise in contracts for spare parts provisioning and aircraft maintenance. She gained experience in LOT Polish Airlines working for various departments, for instance the Technical Division, the Legal Office as a legal counsel and Director of Legal Office. She is an aviation law lecturer in the Academy of National Defence. She cooperates with International Airlines Technical Pool. She was a Management Committee member and chair/member of various project group of IATP.