Aerospace & Defence

Whether the company is a general contractor, consortium partner or supplier of a decisive component, all enterprises from the aerospace and defence branch must meet special requirements. In the defence industry, for example, the contract with the customer is crucial to the profitability of a procurement project. Negotiations with a public customer are complex for a variety of reasons, particularly in view of the latest stipulations from Brussels.

We are well acquainted with the current developments on a technical, political and legal level, and have an extensive network in the industry as well as in both national and international authorities. We have been and are involved in major projects: Tornado, Eurofighter, Herkules, Galileo, Eurospike, SysFla, A400M, A380, Dolphin submarines, UAV for the German Air Force, Dingo, Fennek, Boxer, Puma, the self-propelled howitzer 2000, AGM, the privatisation of state-owned enterprises in Greece and Spain as well as the main battle tank Leopard 2, amongst others.

Our range of advice in the field of aerospace and defence includes:
  • Structuring of joint ventures, project companies or cooperations
  • Strategy in bidding procedures and negotiations
  • Drafting and negotiation of general terms and conditions and contractual models
  • Public pricing law
  • Public procurement law
  • Export controls
  • Antitrust law