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Auriol Marasco

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  • Advised on the financing or refinancing of more than 700 commercial and business aircraft over the past 10 years

  • Provided strategic advice to aircraft lessors and financiers in every significant Canadian airline and operator bankruptcy proceeding for more than the last 10 years, including Jetsgo, Zoom Airlines, Skyservice and Aveos, among others

Awards & Recognition

Auriol has been awarded a scholarship from the International Bar Association Aviation Committee for her paper that provided an analysis of the consequences of mandatory consumer protection legislation in respect of weather delays in the aviation industry.

Auriol has been recognized as a leading lawyer in aviation law, including in the following publications:

  • Chambers Canada 2021 (Up and Coming - Transportation: Aviation: Finance)

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada - 2020-2021 (Aviation Law)

  • Who’s Who Legal: Canada 2020 (Transport Aviation)

  • Expert Guide Top Aviation Practitioners in Canada 2020

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2020 (Aviation (Regulation & Liability))

  • Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business 2020 (Transportation: Aviation; Finance)

  • Who's Who Legal 2017 (Transport - Aviation Finance)

  • Wings magazine "Top 20 Under 40" in the aviation industry

  • Legal Media Group's Guide to the World's Leading Aviation Lawyers 2013 (Rising Star)

Professional Activities

Auriol is an executive member of the Canadian Bar Association Air and Space Law Section, as well as an active member of the International Aviation Womens Association, Women in Aviation and the Experimental Aircraft Association. She is also a current commercial multi-IFR (instrument flight rules) pilot.

Publications
Professional Appearances
  • Speaker: Financing the Purchase of an Aircraft: A Legal Perspective
    Canadian Aviation Symposium, Toronto, Ontario, January 16, 2020.
  • Speaker: Droning on in Canada
    29th Annual Canadian Airline Investment Forum, Toronto, Ontario, June 5, 2018.
  • Speaker: The Impact of Canada’s New Marijuana Legislation in the Workplace
    Aerospace Industries Association of Canada Webinar, Toronto, Ontario, March 21 and 22, 2018.
  • Speaker: Addressing Risks in the Aviation Industry
    International Aviation Womens Association (“IAWA”) Annual Conference, Berlin, November 10, 2017.
Media Activities
Education

Admitted to the Ontario Bar - 2009
LL.B., York University, Osgoode Hall - 2008
B.ACS. (Hon., Commercial Aviation Management), University of Western Ontario - 2005

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