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Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown

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Julio Costa

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Julio Costa is a partner of the insurance and reinsurance practice of Tauil & Chequer Advogados. Julio is Brazil’s leading lawyer for aviation legal expertise and is on the board of the Associação Brasileira de Direito Aerospacial – SBDA and the Instituto Iberoamericano de Derecho Aeronáutico del Espacio y de la Aviación Comercial (Spain). He is also a member of the Asociación Latino-Americana de Derecho Aeronáutico y Espacial (ALADA) (Argentina) and Associação Brasileira de Direito Marítimo – ABDM. Julio has extensive experience in multi-jurisdictional contentious work and regulatory matters with focus on aviation, shipping, insurance and reinsurance. He holds insurance qualifications as well as a private pilot’s licence. He handled more than 50 aviation accidents in Latin America in the past two decades and advises airlines, insurers, reinsurers, manufacturers, airport and port operators, investors and P&I Clubs.



Within: Insurance

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown advises on insurance and reinsurance claims, products and transactions, and is particularly recommended for aviation insurance and liability. Julio Costa and associate Eduardo Penna – who ‘dedicate a high level of attention’ and provide ‘timely responses’ – recently advised Swiss Re on a new contingent liability policy.

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Transport and shipping

Within: Transport and shipping

Clients of Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown can count on ‘short response times’ and ‘plenty of attention’. Julio Costa advised Avianca on the implementation of new air carriage regulations. As well as advising airlines, the group acts for airport operators, ground handlers, lessors, insurer and reinsurers, and aircraft financiers.

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