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Senior Legal Counsel

  • Location:

    Dublin

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Ruth Lyndon

  • Contact email:

    ruth@phoenixsearch.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH3378_1694636311

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-10-13

The Client

A dynamic, successful, high-profile lessor

The Opportunity

  • Join an existing collegiate legal team with colleagues in Ireland and across the globe
  • Excellent remuneration package
  • A firm with a positive culture and low attrition to back that up
  • A dynamic, commercial legal experience with involvement in the transaction from initial LOI stage through to execution, and post-completion.
  • Hybrid working & Flexible working
  • Dublin city-centre offices

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Draft, review and negotiate transnational and financing agreements e.g. aircraft purchase and lease contracts amendment agreements and loan agreements, LOIs
  • An end-to-end role managing transactions through documentation phase to closing and working to tight deadlines
  • Provide commercial, solutions-focused advice
  • Liaise and working cross-functionally including technical, risk, finance, commercial and incorporate relevant comments and advice into relevant transactional documents and negotiations as appropriate
  • Manage external counsel relationships in multiple jurisdictions
  • Ad hoc duties and occasional travel as assigned

Key Skills & Responsibilities:

  • Qualified lawyer.
  • Top tier domestic or global law firm training advantageous
  • Min. 4 years' experience in aircraft leasing/asset management or for a top tier law firm specialising in asset management/aircraft leasing transactions and corporate financing transactions
  • Excellent drafting and negotiating skills
  • Experience dealing with global corporate/commercial matters advantageous
  • Proven ability to work in a busy environment to tight deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Adopts a commercial, pragmatic, solutions-focused approach