John Balfour is an English solicitor and consultant (previously partner) with Clyde & Co LLP in London, and has practised in air law for over 30 years.
He is the author of a book entitled European Community Air Law, was for over 25 years the editor of the division on EU / competition law in Shawcross & Beaumont: Air Law, and has written many articles and spoken at many seminars, conferences and universities on a wide variety of air law subjects.
He has been a Committee member of the European Air Law Association for over 25 years and for many of those years acted as Secretary. He is a board member of the European Aviation Club and a member of the International Advisory Board of the International Institute of Air & Space Law at Leiden University.
He was chosen by Who's Who Legal as Aviation Lawyer of the Year for 2009 and 2011.