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de Bournonville, Dimitri
Dimitri de Bournonville
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Telephone: +32 2 554 0592
Mobile: +32 4 765 44949

Leading individual - The Legal 500 UK 2017

The Legal 500 EMEA 2016 - Leading Individual

The Legal 500 EMEA 2016 - Leading Individual

Dimitri de Bournonville

-Partner

Experience

  • Has extensive experience in aircraft purchase, finance and operating leases and commercial transactions in relation to aircraft and aviation activities, cargo and passengers related matters.
  • Assists airlines and other organisations in the aviation sector with regulatory matters, particularly in relation to matters concerning European Union.
  • General transportation, logistics and supply chain sector experience.

Clients

  • Airlines
  • Automotive
  • Telecommunications
  • Industrial
  • Electronics and computing
  • Lifestyle
  • Insurers and reinsurers
  • Ground handlers

Publications, conferences and lecturing

  • Appointed International Judge at the 2015 Air Law Moot Court Competition organised by the Sarin Foundation and the Institute of Air and Space Law of Leiden University, in Beijing, China, in 2015.
  • Speaker at the Conference of the Dutch Aviation Group on passengers rights under Regulation 261/2004, in Noordwijck, The Netherlands, in 2014.
  • Speaker and moderator at the Munich Liability Seminar of the European Air Law Association on the topic of air transport passengers rights, in 2014.
  • “Groundhandling at European Airports – An update over the new rules proposed by the European Commission”, Aviation and Space Law Journal, 2013.
  • Co-author of the European Union and Belgian chapters in the Aviation Law Review, 2013, 2014 and 2015 editions.
  • Member of the International Review Board of the 4th Air Law Moot Court Competition organised by the Sarin Foundation and the Institute of Air and Space Law of Leiden University, in Abu Dhabi, in 2013.
  • The Aviation Law Review 2013, EU and Belgium chapters.
  • Invited speaker on the EU Airport Package at the 24th Annual Conference of the European Air Law Association in Istanbul, Turkey in 2012.
  • Speaker at the IATA Breakfast working session on the topic of groundhandling at EU Airports in Brussels, Belgium in 2012.
  • Expert appointed by the European Parliament to comment on the draft proposal of the European Commission for a regulation of ground handling at EU airports in 2012.
  • "Groundhandling at European Airports - A look at the potential effects of the draft new Groundhandling Regulation proposed by the European Commission", Aviation and Space Law Journal, 2011/4, together with Carole Blackshaw.
  • Invited speaker on Cargo Security Requirements and Liability related topics at the 7th IATA Cargo Claims and Loss Prevention Conference in Shanghai, in 2011.
  • Conference on the "The lawyer’s role in the transportation and logistics sectors", Seminar organised in Paris by the Association Française des Juristes d’Entreprise, in 2011.
  • Conference on the "Transversal and distance management of teams and projects", Seminar organised in Paris by the Association Française des Juristes d’Entreprise, in 2010.
  • "Building an Effective Antitrust Compliance Program in Europe", European Briefings, Association of Corporate Counsel, 2009, together with Sean Paul Brankin.
  • Lecturer at the Brussels University Faculty of Law (1997-2005), for the courses of Introduction to Private Law (Company Law, Securities Law, Bankruptcy) and Commercial Law (Company Law, Finance Law, Negotiable Instruments, Bankruptcy).
  • Invited Lecturer at Kalmar University, Sweden in 2000, for the course of International Business Law (Business International Private Law, Drafting and Negotiation of International Commercial Agreements, Payment and Guarantee Mechanisms, European Business Law).  

Market recognition

  • A Leading Individual for ‘Aviation (Brussels)'
    "The experienced Dimitri de Bournonville is ‘the strong link of the team’."
    The Legal 500 EMEA 2016
  • Mentioned in 'Aviation (Brussels)'
    "Practice head Dimitri de Bournonville has 'good negotiation skills'."
    The Legal 500 EMEA 2015
  • Mentioned in 'EU Regulatory (Transport) (Brussels)'
    Dimitri "has 'excellent knowledge of the sector'."
    The Legal 500 EMEA 2015

Memberships

  • European Aviation Club
  • European Air Law Association