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Philippe Wenker is partner and co-head of Blum&Grob’s Aviation Team which consists of specialists in all relevant areas of aviation law. He advises a substantial number of Swiss and foreign airlines, business jet operators and other suppliers to the aircraft industry on a wide variety of contractual, commercial, corporate, tax and contentious matters. He has a particular focus on aircraft financing matters where he advised several domestic and foreign aircraft financiers as well as airlines and business jet owners and operators in a large number of multinational aircraft financing transactions with relevance to all major jurisdictions.
Philippe graduated from the University of Zurich in 1996 and has been admitted to the Zurich Bar in 2000. In 2002 he obtained a master of laws (LL.M.) from the New York University School of Law. Prior to joining Blum&Grob in 2006 he worked for a Zurich District Court and various Zurich based business law firms. He is a member of the Zurich Bar Association, the Swiss Bar Association and the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA). He is a recognised issuer’s representative (Listing Agent) accredited with the SIX Swiss Exchange. Philippe is the author of several publications on aviation law.
Philippe is regularly listed in the ‘Euromoneys Expert Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers in Aviation Law’ as well as in the ‘The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers – Aviation’.