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Tuesday, 28th September 2021

McGovern, David

Firm: Walkers
Position: Partner
Address: The Exchange, George's Dock, International Financial Services Centre, Dublin 1, D01 W3P9
Phone: +353 1 470 6663
Fax: +353 1 470 6601
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David McGovern is a partner in Walkers and head of the Asset and Aviation Finance Group, specialising in all aspects of the financing and leasing of aviation assets. David has acted for banks, lessors, investors, manufacturers and operators on domestic and multi-jurisdictional asset financing transactions involving corporate and commercial aircraft, rolling stock and other moveable equipment.

David has advised lessors in respect of leases to operators of fixed wing and rotary aircraft in Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America. David has extensive experience advising clients in respect of financing structures used to finance and lease aviation assets including pre-delivery-financing, revolving credit facilities and loan facilities. David also advises clients on all aspects of the establishment and running of leasing companies in Ireland.??


Bachelor of Business and Law (BBL), University College Dublin
Masters in Commercial Law (LLM), University College Dublin
Barrister-at-Law (BL), King's Inns


Member of the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland
Member of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association