Solicitor / Commercial Negotiator, Legal - Dublin

LCI Operations Limited, a market leading full-service helicopter lessor and aircraft manager, currently seeks a 2-5 yr PQE qualified solicitor, or similarly experienced commercial negotiator, to join the Legal team. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a growing platform with a highly experienced team of professionals. Reporting to the General Counsel, the successful candidate will be part of an expanding legal team with the following responsibilities:

  • Reviewing, negotiating and drafting documents related to a wide range of transactional documents in respect of our aircraft leasing business including aircraft lease, purchase, sale, financing and corporate documentation
  • Manage transactions from Letter of Intent to contract execution
  • Ensure transaction documentation and corporate governance/compliance deliverables are completed to meet deadlines and in accordance with company standards and policies
  • Customer facing role in contract negotiations with aircraft operators, financiers, manufacturers and other counterparties and stakeholders
  • Lead and participate in deal teams and coordinate input from other internal teams (technical, commercial, marketing, accounts etc.) and external advisors into transaction negotiation and documentation
  • Collaborating on interesting and varied projects with functions across the company
  • Managing and coordinating outside counsel across diverse jurisdictions
  • Qualified Solicitor in Ireland or the UK or other common law jurisdiction, or other equivalent and applicable experience
  • 2 to 5 years’ post qualification experience at a law firm and/or in-house
  • Ability and willingness to travel
  • Fluent in English, willing to work from our Dublin office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Aviation and equipment financing experience
  • Significant experience in similar role, preferably with an international aircraft leasing company or law firm
  • Strong understanding of aviation leasing and financing
  • Transactional experience with knowledge of corporate compliance and governance
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to build and maintain relationships with counterparties around the globe
  • Self-motivated, flexible, commercial acumen with the ability to work independently and as part of the legal team and with cross-functional teams throughout an organization and in multiple jurisdictions
  • Performance driven with a strong sense of ownership, work ethic, professional integrity, personal judgement and confidentiality

Candidates must have entitlement to work in the EU

If you would like to apply for this position please contact LCI in confidence via email to


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