Legal (LEG)

The role of the LEG Committee is to provide legal advice to the Federation; responding to requests for legal opinions and the development of positions on legal issues, providing legal support and advice to IFALPA’s representatives at International Organisations, and undertaking specific legal projects, as required by the Executive Board or Conference.

Capt. Oliver Sellmann
LEG Committee Chairperson
Nerea Cañas Zarraoa
LEG Committee Vice-Chair
Joseph Wheeler
LEG Committee Vice-Chair

Joseph is an aviation lawyer who serves as the Aviation Legal Counsel of AFAP, part of AusALPA. He is also Principal of International Aerospace Law & Policy Group, a law firm that acts for pilots interests globally. Mr. Wheeler is a Member of the Royal Aeronautical Society in recognition of his expertise and specific training in air and space law. He provides legal/policy advice, representation, and advocacy to members. He also represents the AFAP at HIMS Australia Advisory Group (HAAG).

Jay Wells
LEG Committee Vice-Chair

John E. (Jay) Wells, J.D., LL.M., has over thirty years’ experience handling aviation, labor, regulatory, administrative, international, employment and business law matters including aviation accident and incident investigation, representation and litigation. He has served as in-house legal counsel to ALPA International since 2000. Prior to joining ALPA, Jay worked in the U.S. Department of Justice Aviation Section and in private practice. He holds commercial pilot and flight instructor licenses.

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Recent Publications

Briefing Leaflet November 11, 2010
Legal directory