Vmo Aircraft Leasing, a San Francisco-based aircraft leasing company, appointed Deirdre Ní Chearbhaill general counsel. Ní Chearbhaill, who started in the role in May, is based in the lessor’s office in Dublin and serves on the firm’s leadership team.
Ní Chearbhaill has nearly two decades of experience of working alongside various stakeholders in the aircraft leasing industry in negotiating and executing complex aircraft transactions, as well as leading and growing a cross-border team.
“We are delighted to welcome Deirdre to Vmo with her significant deal experience and extensive industry relationships,” Robert Brown, executive chairman of Vmo Aircraft Leasing, said. “We look forward to her involvement in the continued development of our legal and compliance teams as we scale up our business to further strengthen our commercial position in the global leasing market.”
Ní Chearbhaill is a qualified solicitor in Ireland. She started her aviation career with McCann FitzGerald. Most recently, she was a co-head of transaction legal at Avolon, with responsibility for the execution and delivery of the company’s trading and financing transactions.
“I’m excited to help manage Vmo’s high transaction volume as well as to act as a strategic legal advisor to this young and ambitious company planning its future,” Ní Chearbhaill said.
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