The Yearbook & Directory of Ireland's international financial services industry
Tuesday, 22nd June 2021

Duffy, Catherine

Firm: A&L Goodbody LLP
Position: Consultant, and former Chairman (2016-2019)
Address: International Financial Services Centre, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1
Phone: +353 1 649 2244
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Catherine Duffy is the Chairman of A&L Goodbody and is a Partner in the Finance Department and Head of Aviation & Transport Finance. Catherine's practice focuses on all aspects of banking including corporate and acquisition financing, asset financing (aircraft, property, and shipping), securitisation, tax-based financing and leasing, and general banking. Catherine has been recognised as one of Ireland's most influential and successful business women at the Women's Executive Network (WXN) 2017 Awards.


Catherine is the author of the Irish chapter of Hames and MacBain’s book on Aircraft Finance and the Irish chapter of Graeme MacBains book on Aircraft Liens and Detention Rights.


BA, Trinity College Dublin
Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland


Catherine is a member and former Chair of the Legal Advisory Panel to the Aviation Working Group to the Unidroit Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment.