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Airports and marinas

Your legal partner in airports and marinas

The airport and marina sectors face unique legal challenges which can only be addressed by a law firm with dedicated industry knowledge in airports law and marinas law.

Our team of highly experienced lawyers are at the forefront of solutions to legal issues confronting airports and marinas.

Our airport and marina lawyers have experience acting for a variety of parties and stakeholders in these sectors. We understand the differing perspectives they bring to transactions, projects and negotiations.

Our services in airports law include advice and support on:

  • Legal aspects of airport management
  • Terminal developments
  • Aviation related agreements
  • Leasing, subleasing and licensing
  • Property and commercial matters
  • Document solutions to support management of regional airports across Australia and New Zealand.

Our services in marinas law include:

  • Leasing, subleasing and licensing
  • Commercial contracts and agreements
  • Marina-related insurance claims
  • Marina berth conveyancing
  • Liaising with government, port authorities and other stakeholders on issues that affect marinas.

Active involvement in the airports sector

Cooper Grace Ward is a proud member of the Australian Airports Association. Our lawyers have advised airport owners, operators, contractors and developers on an extensive range of legal issues. This extends to commercial and legal advice on the planning, development, leasing and operation of airports, particularly in Queensland.

Our marina clients include governments, as well as retail and commercial clients, involved in operation, leasing and development of marinas.

For advice on airport and marina law and related matters, call (07) 3231 2444 or email one of our key contacts directly.

Key contacts

Clive Nichol
Michael Donnelly
Special Counsel
Meg Johnson
Special Counsel


Cooper Grace Ward starts the year with three promotions

The promoted team members include Mali Karunaratne from the litigation and dispute resolution practice, Michael Donnelly from the property team and Megan Pool from the workplace relations and safety practice.