Rainer Amann has been working for Urwantschky Dangel Borst since 1 December 2000. On 1 January 2006, he became a partner in the firm. He studied at the University of Constance and completed his legal clerkship at the District Court of Ulm. During his legal clerkship, Mr. Amann also worked for a law firm in San Antonio, Texas.
He advises and represents airlines and their insurers in the field of German, European and international law applicable in Germany, especially in the area of aviation law. He advises his clients out of court and also represents them in court proceedings and against administrative authorities.
In the field of inheritance law, Mr. Amann advises on the drafting of wills, on the settlement of communities of heirs and on the assertion and defence of claims for a legal portion. He is also represents his clients in inheritance law in court. His clients benefit from his twenty years of experience in this field.
Rainer Amann regularly gives presentations on aviation law at international conferences. He writes guest articles in aviation law journals and books. Mr. Amann is also active as a speaker in the field of inheritance law.
Mr. Amann holds the title of specialist lawyer for inheritance law and specialist lawyer for transport law awarded from the Bar Association.
He is regularly mentioned in legal publications as one of the leading German lawyers in aviation law, including Who's Who Legal, Who's Who Legal Aviation, Who's Who Legal Germany, The Legal 500 and Expert Guide's Aviation Lawyers.
He was named one of Germany's best lawyers in the "Best Lawyers - Germany, Austria, Switzerland" ranking by the Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.
Areas of Expertise:
Commercial Tenancy Law
Rainer Amann regularly gives lectures and presentations in the field of aviation law, for example at:
IATA Legal Symposium
IATA Cargo Claims and Loss Prevention Conference
WALA Airport Law Conference
EALA (European Air Law Association)
German Society for Transport Law – Deutsche Gesellschaft für Transportrecht
Aviation Insurance Association
German Association of Lawyers, Notaries and Tax Consultants for Inheritance and Family Law
Deutscher Anwaltverein (DAV) – German Lawyers' Association
"Aviation Law" (2019, 2020), ICLG (International Comparative Legal Guide) – co-author
"Aviation Liability" (2018, 2019, 2020), Lexology GTDT – co-author
"IATA Liability Reporter" (2013-2020) – co-author
"Lexology Aviation Navigator" – co-author
"Expert Guides Aviation" (2015, 2017, 2018, 2019), Euromoney Trading Ltd. – co-author
"The Aviation Law Review" (1.-6. edition, 2013-2018), Law Business Research Ltd. London – co-author
„Aviation Finance" (1st edition 2016), Thomson Reuters – co-author