September 12, 2023
Vmo Aircraft Leasing Appoints Deirdre Ní Chearbhaill as General Counsel
DUBLIN – September 12, 2023 – Vmo Aircraft Leasing (“Vmo”), a San Francisco-based aircraft leasing company, announced today that in May 2023 Deirdre Ní Chearbhaill was appointed as General Counsel. Ní Chearbhaill is based in the lessor's Dublin, Ireland, office and serves on its leadership team.
The position draws on Ní Chearbhaill’s nearly two-decades 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.
Robert Brown, Vmo Aircraft Leasing Executive Chairman, said: “We are delighted to welcome Deirdre to Vmo with her significant deal experience and extensive industry relationships. 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, who 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,” said Ní Chearbhaill.
Ní Chearbhaill holds a Master’s in Telecommunications and Space Activities Law from the University of Paris-Saclay, France, and a Master’s in European and International Law from the University of Bremen, Germany. She has a Bachelor’s in Law and German from Trinity College, Dublin.
About Vmo Aircraft Leasing
Vmo Aircraft Leasing (“Vmo”) is a global commercial aircraft lessor operating through offices in Dublin, San Francisco, and Singapore. The company was launched in January 2021 by a team of aviation industry veterans. www.vmoair.com
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