Charlotte Thijssen is a senior associate at the Brussels office of Kennedys.

Charlotte Thijssen is an attorney at the Brussels Bar. She has seven years of experience in the aviation legal industry and has been with Kennedys since 2014. She is a Dutch lawyer who cross-qualified to the Belgian legal system. Fluent in English, Dutch and French, she focuses on international and aviation law, and regulatory affairs. Charlotte gained extensive experience in the airline industry, within airlines, manufacturing companies and consultancy firms. During her time at Kennedys, she has been seconded to a Belgian cargo airline as well as to a foreign passenger airline.

She is the author of many publications on air law-related topics. She completed an advanced LLM in air and space law at Leiden University (2012, cum laude) and an LLM in public international law at Utrecht University (2012). Who’s Who Legal (2018 and 2019) recognised her as a leading individual in the category ‘Aviation Contentious’ and she was recognised as a Next Generation Lawyer by The Legal 500 for aviation in 2018 and 2019. Additionally, Charlotte is a member of the European Aviation Club and the International Aviation Women’s Association.