The breadth and depth of our aviation franchise for the Netherlands is unparalleled.
During over 12 years of executive responsibility as General Counsel and Head of Industry Affairs of a low cost leisure airline (Transavia), the founder of Croon Aviation Lawyers (Jochem Croon) has dealt first-hand with numerous complex legal situations related to different areas of law. As an acknowledged expert in Dutch and EU aviation law, he has been a front-runner on developing new corporate structures, legal solutions and/or defenses for the European aviation industry.
Specific experience includes:
- Management of litigation and set up of litigation strategy on many different legal areas(e.g regulatory, commercial law, competition law, consumer law, claims handling);
- Guidance on- and implementation of EU law for the airline;
- Negotiations with governments, enforcement bodies and aviation authorities on licenses, agreements, permits and upcoming new- or amended legislation;
- Establishment of two new airlines. Architecting and execution of its company and governance structure, both corporate and contractual. Negotiation with shareholders, manage tax rulings and governmental licenses and permits.