Today’s aerospace challenges require industry savvy legal advice, with in-depth knowledge of the relevant technology, the regulatory environment and the key players.

The experience of our lawyers has proven paramount in helping clients strategically navigate around the complexities of the sector.

Vieira de Almeida has been advising players across the aerospace industry – both domestically and abroad – in innovative transactions and hallmark projects. Among a variety of significant transactions and projects for both operators and regulators, we have advised on the first space policy of an African country.


  • drafting national space laws
  • drafting space policies and strategies
  • drafting and negotiating contracts for constructions of satellites and ground stations, provision of services, sale and purchase, space insurance, financing, capacity leasing, among others
  • advising on public contracts: administrative contracts, public tenders, pre-contractual proceedings
  • negotiating partnerships and memoranda of understanding between governments and/or private entities
  • advising on regulatory matters, international spectrum management and on orbital and frequency allocation
  • advising on licensing of ground stations
  • consulting on issues related to Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), including on the use of airspace, spectrum, image collection, privacy and insurance
Please note, your browser is out of date.
For a good browsing experience we recommend using the latest version of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Internet Explorer.