Aviation and Space

Goldfarb Seligman consults and represents airline companies, government companies, defense and security entities and large corporation in proceedings, transactions and complex legal issues in the fields of aviation and space.

The firm’s attorneys have a deep understanding and significant experience regarding the array of matters relating to this field, including issues relating to regulation, technology and high development products, security and defense, litigation, tax and environmental law.

The firm provides clients with comprehensive legal consulting on a wide array of matters, provided by the firm’s experts in the various fields. The firm’s attorneys advise airline companies in licensing proceedings for the receiving of permits, franchises and licenses, and provide continuous legal consulting regarding regularization provisions, regulation compliance, and the approval of transfer of control, as well as represent clients in various hearings; consult and represent companies in complex commercial agreements, domestic and international, including development, production, marketing and collaboration agreements; advise companies on corporate restructuring and public offerings; represent companies in complex disputes, including disputes with suppliers and sub-contractors, commercial claims, including shareholder disputes, labor law and employment disputes and represent the companies in class actions brought against them; represent the companies in tax related litigation, including in tax appeals and assessment hearings; and advise the companies regarding the environmental hazards to which they are exposed to, and assist them to optimally manage those risks.

The firm possesses extensive experience and expertise in consulting the mentioned companies and entities on the fields of finance and banking. The attorneys consult clients regarding their contractual agreements with various banks and financial institutions relating to credit agreements and private finance agreements, and also provide continuous consulting in regards to the finance of aviation and space assests, including the finance of airplanes, private jets, satellites, and more.

Adv. Yudi Levy, the firm’s Managing Partner, serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of El Al Israel Airlines Ltd. (traded on the TASE).

"Goldfarb Seligman & Co.’s cross-practice group brings together diverse skill sets in litigation, infrastructure, corporate and M&A, regulation and technology."

The Legal 500 | 2020

"Acts for local and global companies and public-sector entities across all transport spheres, with its recent work spanning rail, aviation, maritime and roads."

The Legal 500 | 2020

"Acts for domestic and international airlines in commercial and civil litigation, commercial transactions, and day-to-day operational mandates."

The Legal 500 | 2019

"Active in litigation and general corporate matters for clients."

The Legal 500 | 2018