Morten L Jakobsen is a partner at Gorrissen Federspiel, and heads the firm’s aircraft and also works in shipping and transportation and finance. Since 1997, he has specialised in aviation and in aircraft, ship and rail financing, and advises airlines and other aircraft operators, lessors, banks, shipping companies, rail operators and other players within the transportation sector with respect to, inter alia, leasing, wet-leasing, charters, purchase and sale, maintenance, incidents and accidents, regulatory matters, registration, arrest and repossession, traffic rights, insurance, code-sharing, airline start-ups and transportation sector-related M&A, procurement, restructurings, insolvencies and insolvency work-outs.

Mr Jakobsen is on the management committee of the European Air Law Association and holds office as secretary of the association and co-arranges conferences and seminars in Europe focusing on legal issues relevant to the aviation industry, including heading the biennial Copenhagen Air Finance Legal Seminar. He is also a co-lecturer on aircraft finance at Leiden University’s International Institute of Air and Space Law, speaks on aviation-related conferences and seminars, both national and international, and has contributed to a number of publications in his field of work.