Stephenson Harwood

Stephenson Harwood is a full service international law firm, with 170 partners and over 1000 staff worldwide.  We act for a wide range of listed and private companies, institutions and individuals.

We have ten offices across Asia, Europe and the Middle East: Beijing, Dubai, Hong Kong, London, Paris, Piraeus, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore and Yangon. Through our network of offices and strong local law firm relationships, we offer clients commercially-focused legal advice across the globe.

Stephenson Harwood’s aviation group is an award-winning provider of legal services to a worldwide client base. Through our network of offices and associations in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, we provide high quality legal and regulatory solutions and in-depth local knowledge in our clients’ often diverse geographical areas of operation.

Our approach is driven by a sound understanding of our clients’ commercial objectives.

We can provide a one-stop service to our clients on any issue relating to the aviation industry. We take a proactive approach to transaction and case management and identify practical and cost effective solutions to potential problems, in order to ensure that we add value to our clients’ business at all times.

We are ranked amongst the top firms by leading legal directories for aviation and have been recognised as the Transport Law Firm of the Year 2018 by Legal 500. We have also been acknowledged as the International Shipping & Aviation Firm of the Year in the China Law & Practice Awards 2018 and the Aviation Law Firm of the Year in the Asian Legal Business Hong Kong Law Awards 2018. Our work on the much publicised Ryanair v Hertz case was also listed in The Lawyer’s top 20 cases of 2018.