Urwantschky Dangel Borst was founded in 1921. The firm is located in southern Germany close to Munich, Stuttgart and Frankfurt.

The firm acts in specialist fields of law and attaches great importance to comprehensive and personal support of its clients. Companies as well as individuals are counted among the firm’s clients. The firm acts for their clients both in litigation and out of court.

In their relevant areas of focus, the firm’s lawyers are often committed speakers at conferences or lecturers at seminars and at universities and interact regularly with persons sharing the same interests in specialist associations and forums.

Many of the firm’s lawyers have been bestowed with the title of “Specialist Lawyer” by the bar association for a certain legal field, in recognition of their proven special knowledge in the legal field they are dealing with.

Urwantschky Dangel Borst is able to communicate with its clients in German, English, French and Chinese.

Areas of practice

Urwantschky Dangel Borst has been active in the field of German and international aviation law since 1955.

The firm consults and represents German and foreign air carriers and their insurers and reinsurers in all fields of aviation law and the firm has acted on almost all major air crash disasters involving Germany and/or German nationals.

The firm’s aviation law team advise on all aspects of national and international aviation liability cases, including legal matters arising out of air crashes, injuries on board aircraft, passenger claims, damage and loss of cargo and damage to aircraft. Moreover, Urwantschky Dangel Borst also deals with regulatory and financing matters and advise on product liability claims and airport and ground handling issues.

The firm also assists their clients in reviewing and designing contracts. Urwantschky Dangel Borst is involved in the negotiation and drafting of air transport agreements, General Conditions of Carriage and data protection schemes. With regard to the increasing number of EU Regulations and Directives in the aviation field, the firm assists and consults air carriers in complying with European provisions.

Close cooperation based on mutual trust and respect with foreign law firms specialising in aviation law is crucial in the field of international transportation. Urwantschky Dangel Borst’s clients profit from our contacts with aviation law experts throughout the world.


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