Dr. Hans-Ruedi Grob is a partner with Blum&Grob Attorneys at Law and the head of the Blum&Grob L2A Team ("Law to Aviation") which consists of specialists in all relevant areas of aviation law. He and his team advise a substantial number of Swiss and foreign airlines and business jet operators on a wide variety of contractual, commercial, corporate, tax and contentious matters. Dr. Grob and his L2A Team, furthermore, mainly advise high net worth individuals and aviation-related companies such as aircraft financiers (lessors, banks and other financial institutions), maintenance facilities, completion centers and other suppliers in the aviation industry.
His practice concentrates on aircraft sales and purchases, operating leases (wet and dry) and finance leases, tax-optimised structures to operate aircraft of all categories, registration of aircraft and mortgages in all relevant jurisdictions, enforcement of mortgages or other security interests, issues regarding Cape Town Convention, contracts with suppliers (maintenance, cargo, catering, etc.), advice in complex liability cases, regulatory matters (e.g. route licence applications, operating authorizations and AOCs for operators), representations before courts and any other competent authorities in connection with aviation and corresponding tax issues.
Dr. Hans-Ruedi Grob graduated from the University of Zurich in 1993, obtained the Doctor of Law degree two years later and has been admitted to the Zurich Bar. He was the president of the Zurich Bar Association, is a member of the Zurich and Swiss Bar Association, the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and the Swiss Air and Space Law Association (ASDA). Dr. Grob is the author of several publications on aviation law.
Since the last issue of this Experts Guide in 2014 Switzerland's aviation industry has faced significant challenges. A nearly collapsed financial market with a still insecure market environment and high volatility in the aftermath not only resulted in a decrease in demand for aviation related...
Since the last issue of this Experts Guide in 2013 Switzerland's aviation industry has faced significant challenges. A nearly collapsed financial market with an insecure market environment and high volatility in the aftermath not only resulted in a decrease in demand for aviation related services...