Aoife specialises in private, corporate and commercial aviation, military aircraft and civil aerospace. She advises clients on aircraft finance and regulatory issues, including corporate structures, aircraft acquisitions and airline start-ups. She is internationally renowned for her work in aircraft finance. Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine named her as one of the top 10 leaders in business aviation in Europe.
Aoife is regularly invited to speak at international aviation conferences and events. She writes for and has been quoted in all major leading publications including the Financial Times, BART, Fly Corporate, Airfinance Journal and Altitudes.
Aoife was admitted as a Solicitor in Ireland in 1997, England and Wales in 1997 and admitted to the Supreme Court of the Cayman Islands in 2002. Previous experience includes senior associate at Clifford Chance LLP and subsequently Head of Aircraft Finance at Gates and Partners LLP until merger with Kennedys Law LLP where she was head of Aircraft Finance. Aoife is one of the founding partners of The Air Law Firm LLP.
06 December 2022 | 13:35 - 14:15 | Panel: Alternative business models for biz av; financing, leasing, & fractional ownership
Assessing the flexibility, convenience, and time-saving benefits of aircraft ownership, without the capital expense.
07 December 2022 | 13:35 - 14:00 | Fireside Chat: Delivering more value with compliant aircraft registrations
Evaluating the UAE regulatory framework to support private jet performance and competitiveness. This session will explore how we ensure registrations are compliant with global standards to help reduce imbalance between international private aircrafts.