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Jean-Baptiste Charles



25-27 rue d'Astorg
75008 Paris

Office Telephone: +33 1 44 94 40 50
Office Fax: +33 1 42 65 46 25

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Jean-Baptiste specialises in commercial litigation and transport law, with specific expertise in aviation liability.

He acts for a number of domestic and international airlines, insurers and other aerospace entities on a wide range of matters, such as multi-jurisdiction major catastrophe losses, personal injuries, cargo matters and passenger claims. He also has experience of General Aviation matters and advises on non-contentious aspects and matters related to travel law, consumer law and data protection law.

Clients describe Jean-Baptiste as a "very strategic and organised" lawyer (Chambers 2020) who is "passionate about the aviation sector (and) always available and responsive" and "a professional to recommend" (Legal 500 EMEA 2020).

Jean-Baptiste has published several articles in various French law reviews and international legal newsletters about both transport and aviation law. He is the author of a book on the insurance and regulatory issues relating to civil drones and has also co-authored a 'liber amicorum' book on general transport law. He is a member of the French Air and Space Law Association.

Jean-Baptiste is a French native and speaks fluent English.

Jean-Baptiste is qualified in Paris.

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The Paris office advises on maritime and air transportation issues, insurance, reinsurance, industrial risks, infrastructure and construction, energy, international trade and commodities.

The office has a strong reputation in the field of commercial litigation and arbitration and has built a significant transactional practice over recent years, advising on corporate, financial, commercial law and international projects.

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