The firm's areas of practice mainly comprise assistance to professionals of the travel sector. The firm also regularly advises and defends Airlines as well as enterprises in the aviation sector. It can assist professionals in the travel and aviation sectors in the following missions:

Setting-up of the business:

  • Company incorporation – according to the intended travel project
  • Drafting of memorandum and articles of association; Formalities
  • Legal validation of the touristic project
  • Contact with Atout France when needed
  •  Assistance for the exploitation of air services (licences, authorisations, drones regulations)

Negotiating and drafting contracts:

  • Distribution agreement, partnership, promoting, incentive agreements between tourism professionals
  • Leasing agreements, etc.
  • Charter contracts; Transport contracts (of goods and passengers)
  • On-line distribution; General sales conditions, etc.

Protection of IP and IT rights:

  • Trade mark registration (on tourist products or services) with the INPI and the OAMI
  • Protection of commercial names and/or domain names
  • Protection of geographic names
  • Intermediation websites, platforms for travel services
  • New technologies – development strategy through IT
  • Advice on legal issues in relation with personal data

Labour law:

  • Drafting of labour contracts (including short term labour contracts)
  • Overseas employments issues
  • Dismissal and other forms of termination of the labour contract

Business development in the tourism and aviation sectors:

  • Follow-up of regulations (special regulations: air carriers, travel agents, drones, hotels, travel tax, etc.)
  • Consumer law and competition law aspects
  • Shares transfer agreements, etc.

Dispute resolution in travel and aviation law:

  • Passengers disputes – carriers disputes (aviation, rail, etc.)
  • Aviation disputes (passengers, airfreights) - accidents
  • Disputes between operators
  • Unfair practice between professionals