MACIEL, NORMAN & ASOCIADOS (M,N&A) is an international full-service law firm, covering all major practice areas, with a well known practice in aviation law. Our aviation department has a long-standing reputation in all aspects of finance, operating leases and other cross-border transactions: sale and lease-backs, sale and purchase of aircraft, engines and spare parts.
Regulatory matters, air transport licenses and operating permits are standard practice in the legal services we render to airlines and air operators. This also includes advice on ticketing and conditions of carriage, code sharing, airport related matters and other industry-specific contracts as well as governmental relations.
We take care of passenger and cargo claims, including litigation and arbitration, also representing airlines and insurers in cases related to aviation accidents. Our work includes seeking repossession of the respective assets and collection of monies owed upon default by lessees, buyers and other aircraft holders.
We normally advise on international and domestic taxation as well as on immigration matters and customs for import/export of aircraft, engines, flight simulators, and other aviation assets acquired and /or leased from international suppliers, liaising with specialized customs brokers.
The firm’s aviation department group comprises of 5 attorneys who have a flexible responsive approach towards client ´s expectations.