Mark Franklin is a Partner in the firm’s London-based Aviation Group. He is well versed in managing aviation tasks ranging in breadth from handling the legal aftermath of major air disasters (fixed and rotary wing) for airlines, product manufacturers and aviation service providers, to structuring deals which navigate barriers to airline business imposed by international air law (such as nationality of ownership/control of airlines, and limitations of on the commercial transfer of airport slots).

In between, Mark has been regularly involved in issues for clients concerning, for example, aircraft accident investigation; ACMIs; aircraft disputes; aircraft type worldwide groundings; airline franchising; airport charges; air traffic rights; aviation insurance wordings; aviation regulatory prosecutions; AVN67 releases; carriage of cargo; code-sharing; commercial cooperation agreements; conditions of carriage; control of airspace; corporate aviation; crisis management; hull subrogation claims; judicial investigations; maintenance and repair; public inquiries; risk assessments; UK exit from the EU; and unlawful interference in civil aviation.