The Firm has enjoyed a global and qualified reputation in aviation for over 30 years, providing expert advice to clients across the whole of the international aviation sector, including aircraft finance and leasing, sale and purchase of assets, litigation and dispute resolution, employment and corporate issues. The Firm also assists clients in regulatory matters and advisory services, comprising assistance and planning for the representation before governmental agencies (such as antitrust, privacy and communication authorities) and contacts with civil aviation authorities, mainly in Italy and the European Union, but also abroad.

The broad experience of the Firm in aviation comprises,u00a0inter alia: representation of domestic and foreign companies engaged in air transport (both aircraft operators and helicopter operators); labour and regulatory advice; aircraft insurance work; assistance to ground handlers and airport managing companies; legal services in favor of Italian and foreign clients in relation to the acquisition, disposition and operation of commercial aircraft, including purchase, lease, charter and financing transactions; representation and filings before governmental agencies and civil aviation authorities; advising international leasing companies and financiers in connection with their aircraft business in Italy; structuring and creating security packages (e.g. assignments, warranties, pledges, mortgages); registration and de-registration of aircraft in Italy.

The Firm has an established expertise in the management of EC261 and passenger claims. Pierallini has been handling EC261 and passenger claims since 1990 and is proud to assist several Italian and foreign airlines by using an innovative approach and the technology to give them the best and most efficient results.

The Firm has dealt with IPOs of Italian airlines at the Milan stock exchange and M&A transactions involving domestic carriers, as well as advised airlines and airport handlers in respect of complex restructuring and insolvency procedures.

The partners of the Firm are constantly mentioned by aviation magazines and attend international Conferences organized by IATA, IBA, EBAA and EALA. Pierallini organizes early conferences in Rome, attracting the most prominent experts in aviation.u00a0

The Firm is commonly recommended as a leading firm and it is named as Italian aviation law firm of the year by the most important publications and networks of the sector. Pierallini regularly contributes to various publications on aviation law, including the Italian chapter of:u00a0Getting the Deal Through u2013 Air Transport; Getting the Deal Through u2013 Aviation Finance & Leasing; Airfinance Annual; Aircraft Finance and Aircraft Liens; International Law Office u2013-Lexology; International Comparative Legal Guide u2013 Aviation Law.


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Pierallini Studio Legale is an international law firm, with offices in Rome and Milan, and access to a network of correspondents able to assist its clients in over 40 countries.


A team composed of professionals capable of providing highly qualified legal assistance.