Dr. Peter Urwantschky LL.M. joined the law firm in 1981 and became a partner in 1985. He was educated at the Universities of Berlin, Paris and Munich.
In 1981, he earned a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the School of Law (Boalt Hall), University of California, Berkeley, USA whereas he focused on international aviation law. In his thesis, he dealt with Governmental Interest Approach in the case of an air accident.
Dr. Urwantschky received his PhD in 1985 from the University of Munich, having written on conflicts of law arising out of aviation disasters.
Dr. Peter Urwantschky has been invited to numerous international aviation conferences and seminars as a speaker and panelist. He is also an active member of many aviation organizations and associations.
As a result of his international activities, Dr. Urwantschky has close contacts worldwide with aviation law experts.
He is regularly mentioned as one of the leading German aviation lawyers, amongst others in Who’s Who Legal, Who’s Who Legal Aviation, Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Aviation Lawyers, Expert Guide’s The Best of the Best, Expert Guide’s Aviation.
Areas of Expertise:
Corporate Immigration Law
German, English, French
Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers
Aviation Insurance Association
European Air Law Association
Swiss Air and Space Law Association
Transportation Lawyers Association
Deutscher Anwaltverein – German Lawyers Association
|2010:||Shanghai International Aviation Forum, Shanghai:
"Judicial cases in European Countries under the Regulation (EC) 261/2004"
|2007:||26th Annual Conference of the Aviation Law Association of Australia and New Zealand (ALAANZ), Brisbane:
“The new EC Regulations on passenger rights”
|2006:||Worldwide Airlines Customer Relations Association (WACRA), San Francisco: Moderation of panel and workshops
|2006:||Beaumont International Aviation Conference, London:
“Global Liability Update”
|2005:||Worldwide Airlines Customer Relations Association (WACRA), Amsterdam: Moderation of panel and workshops
|2005:||ABA Conference, Washington:
|2005:||39th Annual SMU Air Law Symposium, Dallas:
“The EU Regulations on passenger rights – a model also for the US?”
|2005:||Center for International Legal Studies (CILS), Kitzbühel:
„Liability of lawyers in crossborder transactions“
|2004:||Deutsch-englische Juristenvereinigung, London:
„Die Freiheit über den Wolken – das internationale Luftrecht aus deutscher Sicht“
|2002:||21st Annual Conference of the Aviation Law Association of Australia and New Zealand (ALAANZ), Melbourne:
„European Legal Overview“