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Aviation Legal Counsel

  • Location:

    Miami, Florida

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Sami Qureshi

  • Contact email:

    sami@phoenixsearch.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH3446_1700511629

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-12-20

Our client would like to hire a seasoned aviation lawyer to provide legal and transactional support for the USA team.

Responsibilities:

  • Draft and negotiate cross-border engine lease, acquisition, sale and related transaction documentation.
  • Provide legal support to a global sales and transaction team.
  • Deliver legal advice, guidance in the execution and administration of transactions.
  • Identify and resolve legal risks and issues in the context of the objectives of the company, including default management, lease restructurings, repossessions and associated litigation and bankruptcy matters.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of departmental policies and procedures and monitor to ensure compliance with parent company rules.
  • Provide general support on all departmental matters and special projects as required.

Qualifications:

  • 10-15 years of post qualification experience.
  • Admitted in good standing in a US jurisdiction.
  • Knowledge of the aviation industry and commercial risk.
  • Proven experience in a Law Firm and ideally in-house dealing with aviation leasing.
  • Excellent negotiation, interpersonal and legal skills with extensive commercial acumen.
  • Experience of dealing with senior management and managing employees.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work energetically within cross-functional international teams under own initiative in a busy environment.