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Living Wage
FRIARY COURT, 65 CRUTCHED FRIARS, LONDON, EC3N 2AE, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7264 8000
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Fax 020 7264 8888
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1069 LONDON CITY EC3
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www.hfw.com
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Sue Barham

Tel:
Work 020 7264 8309
Email:
HFW

Work Department

Aerospace practice group.

Position

Partner in the aerospace team handling regulatory and dispute resolution work for the aerospace sector. Sue also specialises in travel law and has experience of aviation and space insurance coverage matters. She acts for airlines, product manufacturers, regulatory authorities, aviation and satellite insurers, tour operators and industry associations.

Member

Royal Aeronautical Society.


London: Transport

Aviation

Within: Leading individuals

Sue Barham - HFW

Within: Aviation

The ‚Äėoutstanding‚Äô team at HFW¬†is commended for its ‚Äėin-depth knowledge‚Äô and for its ‚Äėvast experience‚Äô. It handles aviation liability, litigation and dispute resolution matters, as well as regulatory, transactional and commercial mandates. Global aerospace head Giles Kavanagh¬†advising Artus on multiple sets of proceedings in France and the US brought by more than 200 relatives of victims of a major aviation accident involving an AirAsia aircraft in 2014. Edward Spencer¬†continues to advise the organisers of the 2015 Shoreham Air Show on the loss of a vintage Hawker Hunter military jet, which fatally injured 11 people on the ground; and continues to act for Swiftair, on the total loss of one of its MD-83 medium-range airliners in July 2014, in which 116 people were killed. Nicholas Hughes¬†advises Inter Hannover, AEGIS and other aviation war risks insurers on significant damage caused at Tripoli International Airport in 2014. The team also acts for numerous airlines on claims for flight delays and cancellations. AIG, MS Amlin, Global Aerospace, Chubb, Allianz, Cathay Pacific Airlines, Rolls Royce and BAE Systems are also clients. Consultant Sue Barham¬†and¬†Zohar Zik¬†are also key figures in the team, as are senior associates Barbara Pansadoro¬†and Mark Waters.¬† Christopher Smith¬†has joined The Air Law Firm LLP.

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Travel

Within: Leading individuals

Sue Barham - HFW

Within: Travel

HFW¬†‚Äôs ‚Äėquality‚Äô multidisciplinary department regularly acts for airlines, cruise lines, ferry companies, hotel companies, package holiday companies, ports and terminals operators, insurers, financiers and travel industry bodies; it particularly stands out for its regulatory and commercial expertise in the aviation and cruise sectors. Virgin Atlantic, Oman Air, Air New Zealand, Gulf Air, Qantas, Cruise & Maritime Voyages, Thomas Cook Airlines, Singapore Airlines, US Airways Club M√©diterran√©e (UK) and Meyer Werft are clients; ¬†and the team acts for numerous airlines on flight delay and cancellation claims. Anthony Woolich¬†regularly handles regulatory, IP and data handling issues; Giles Kavanagh¬†is noted for regulatory disputes and leads the firm‚Äôs global aerospace team; and consultant Sue Barham¬†is an aviation regulatory expert. Senior associates Claire Womersley; William MacLachlan, who handles transactional matters and is experienced in the cruise sector; and Gudmund Bernitz, who handles finance matters, are also recommended. Elinor Dautlich¬†and Zohar Zik¬†head the cruise, travel and leisure team. Christopher Smith¬†¬†has joined¬†The Air Law Firm LLP¬† and¬†Rory Gogarty has retired.

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