VP Legal


Provide legal and transactional support with primary focus on EMEA. This role will be based in Shannon. Apply with CV and cover note to careers@elfc.com

As a recognised “employer of choice”, elfc offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package for successful candidates. In addition to this, we support a culture of Employee Wellbeing, Diversity & Inclusion, CSR and Flexible Working options to ensure a positive working environment for all employees.

Key Result Areas

  • Draft and negotiate cross-border engine lease, acquisition, sale and related transaction documentation including SLB transactions and short-term leases.
  • Provide legal support to a global sales and transaction team with a regional focus on EMEA.
  • 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.
  • Minimum 5/6 years post-qualification experience.
  • 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 working with deal teams and working with other professionals.
  • 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.
  • Proven drafting and negotiation skills & experience.
  • Knowledge of the aviation industry and commercial risk.
  • Ability to work without supervision and multi-task.
  • Attention to detail and risk awareness.
  • Excellent organisational skills.

To apply

To apply, send your CV & cover note to careers@elfc.com. elfc is an equal opportunities employer. Candidates requiring reasonable accommodation should contact a member of the HR team or email careers@elfc.com.

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 careers@elfc.com. We would like to thank you in advance for your application.

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