Who’s Who of Aviation Lawyers 2011
Julio Costa is a partner in Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown LLP and a member of the Insurance & Reinsurance group. Julio is Brazil’s leading lawyer for Aviation legal experience and is a member of the Board of the Associação Brasileira de Direito Aerospacial - SBDA and the Instituto Iberoamericano de Derecho Aeronáutico del Espacio y de la Aviación Comercial (Spain). He is also a member of the AIDA - Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances, Asociación Latino-Americana de Derecho Aeronáutico y Espacial - ALADA (Argentina) and Associação Brasileira de Direito Marítimo - ABDM.
Julio has extensive experience in multi-jurisdictional litigation work and handling claims in Latin America and in regulatory matters with a focus on aviation, shipping, insurance and reinsurance.
He holds insurance qualifications as well as a private pilot’s license.
Julio handled more than 50 aviation accidents in Latin America in the last two decades and advises airlines, insurers, reinsurers, manufacturers, airport and port operators, investors and P&I Clubs. In addition to his crisis management skills , his experience also includes coverage advice and disputes, arbitration, subrogation claims, development of ADR mechanisms, negotiations with public authorities and defense of indemnification suits and class actions.