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Deane, Catherine



Deane, Catherine

Firm: McCann FitzGerald
Position: Partner
Address: Riverside One Sir John Rogerson's Quay Dublin 2
Phone: +353 1 607 1278
Fax: +353 1 829 0010
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Catherine specialises in aircraft transactions and acts for many leading aircraft lessors, lenders and arrangers on all aspects of aircraft financing and leasing. These include secured lending, portfolio securitisation, portfolio acquisitions and disposals, cross-border leasing transactions and the establishment of complex acquisitions and financing structures and operations in Ireland. She and her team have led and managed countless large-scale asset financing transactions.

She advises a wide range of aircraft lessors in connection with the reorganisation of substantial parts of their businesses and fleets of aircraft as well as on all aspects of registration of aircraft on the Irish register, operating aircraft in Ireland and establishing aircraft facilities in Ireland. She also advises in relation to the establishment and operation of aviation joint ventures and aircraft ownership and leasing platforms in Ireland, the acquisition and disposal of aircraft leasing companies and also in relation to aircraft repossessions.


BA. Mod. Legal Science, Trinity College Dublin. Qualified as a solicitor 1987.