SVP Legal – US


Provide legal and transactional support with primary focus on Americas. This permanent role will be US based. Apply with CV and cover note to

elfc is an equal opportunities employer and invites applications from diverse backgrounds. Candidates requiring reasonable accommodations during the recruitment process should contact a member of the HR Team or email

Key Result Areas

  • Draft and negotiate cross-border engine lease, acquisition, sale and related transaction documentation.
  • Provide legal support to a global sales and transaction team with a regional focus on the Americas.
  • Deliver in-house legal advice, guidance and support to the company 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.
  • Assist General Counsel as required across Departmental needs and objectives.
Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor’s LLB degree or equivalent knowledge & experience.
  • Qualified to practice law in USA, England and/or Ireland.
  • Proven experience in the Aviation Leasing Industry or Law Firm 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 (written and oral) skills and the ability to work energetically within cross-functional international teams under own initiative in a busy environment.
  • Extensive drafting and negotiation skills & experience.
  • Knowledge of the aviation industry and commercial risk with regional experience an advantage.
  • Ability to work without supervision and multi-task.
  • Attention to detail and risk awareness.
  • Excellent organisational skills.

To apply

To apply, contact elfc is an equal opportunities employer. Candidates requiring reasonable accommodation should contact a member of the HR team or email

What we can offer

Equal Opportunities

elfc is an equal opportunities employer and committed to promoting a culture of diversity & inclusion. Through our policies, procedures and actions, we aim to ensure fair and equal treatment for all applicants in the recruitment process.

Candidates requiring reasonable accommodation should contact a member of the HR team or email We would like to thank you in advance for your application.

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