Emilio Huelgo and Helen Stone-Ward join The Air Law Firm
7 July 2021 – The Air Law Firm announces that two lawyers are joining the growing aviation firm.
Emilio Huelgo is a Venezuelan lawyer with 10 years’ experience in Civil Law in various Latin American jurisdictions. In Venezuela, he was primarily involved in commercial, tax and administrative law and litigation. He also spent some time as a District Judge.
Emilio has considerable experience in handling and supporting aircraft purchase and sale transactions for corporate owners and commercial airlines. Emilio is currently undergoing the admission process to the Law Society of England and Wales.
Helen started her aviation career as in-house counsel in aircraft charter at Chapman Freeborn. She was the point of contact for brokers, clients and board members. She has experience of dealing with a variety of clients including airlines, corporate clients, private clients and various militaries.
Helen also has experience of commercial, intellectual property and shipping transactions. Helen’s experience in the legal intricacies of charter contracts (cargo, commercial and VIP) is unique and is an excellent addition to our service to our clients.
Aoife O’Sullivan, Partner at The Air Law Firm says: “We are delighted that Emilio and Helen have joined our commercial transactions team at The Air Law Firm. Both are highly regarded and come with excellent reputations that fit with the firm’s aviation focused strategy. During this unprecedented period of global uncertainty and its impact on aviation, we have seen a sharp increase in demand for our legal support. Emilio and Helen’s arrival will strengthen the legal advice we are able to provide our clients in commercial transactions including operating, buying, selling and financing aircraft.”