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Giles Kavanagh



Friary Court
65 Crutched Friars
London EC3N 2AE
United Kingdom

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Giles heads the global aerospace team.

He represents airlines, manufacturers, airports and other entities in the aviation service/supply chain. Giles’ contentious work includes commercial court litigation as well as arbitration and mediation. He is an accredited arbitrator. His non-contentious work involves regulatory and commercial advice to airlines and manufacturers.

Chambers UK 2017 says "Great lawyer" Giles Kavanagh (Band 1) heads the firm's global aerospace team, and has substantial experience representing major airlines, manufacturers and insurers in contentious and non-contentious matters. Chambers 2019 notes Giles (Band 1) as "a great front man with a statesmanlike presence .. and an impressive client roster including insurers, manufacturers, international airlines and flag carriers." Legal 500 UK Travel 2019 notes Giles’ expertise in regulatory disputes.

Giles is the Legal Adviser to the International Union of Aerospace Insurers and a former Chairman of the Royal Aeronautical Society’s Air Law Group Committee.

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The London office is the firm's largest, with over 250 lawyers.

It offers the full range of services that HFW provides globally, with partners from the London office working closely with all the other HFW offices, as well as in many jurisdictions around the world. HFW moved to its current premises in September 2008, having previously been in nearby Lloyds Avenue for almost 100 years.

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