Heather’s aviation expertise can be viewed below.  Please refer to her main profile for details of her expertise in other areas of law.

Times Travel (UK) Limited and Nottingham Travel Limited v Pakistan International Airlines Corp [2018] EWHC 1559 (Ch) and [2018] EWHC 1820 (Ch), on-going

Heather acts, with Philip Shepherd QC, for the travel agents in a claim against PIA for remuneration. The claim involves questions of the IATA Regulations, relief from sanctions, disclosure of electronic documents and the taking of an account.

Aquila WSA Aviation Opportunities II Limited v Onur Tasimacilik A.S. [2017] EWHC 1259 (Comm)

Heather acted, with Stephen Cogley QC, for the defendant in a claim relating to the lease of an aircraft engine.

Heather regularly appears in the High Court and County Court on aviation matters, including for airlines in relation to the EC Regulation 261/2004 and Montreal Convention.

She has experience of cases involving delayed flights, cancelled flights as well as denied boarding, lost luggage and delays with extraordinary circumstances. She was counsel for the matter of Evans v Flybe Ltd (2014) where she successfully defended the defendant airline’s use of credit card charges.

Heather has also dealt with matters arising in respect of aircraft mortgages, maintenance contracts and wet leases.

Heather recently spoke at the 2015 Aviation Litigation Conference, London on the revised EU jurisdiction regime and implications for aviation claims.