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Katy Smyth, Consultant

Katy Smyth


Practice areas

  • Aerospace, defence and security
  • Corporate

Practice notes

Katy is a Consultant in Aviation Finance in the Eversheds Sutherland Dublin office. She has over 10 years’ experience in the aircraft finance industry. Katy has substantial experience advising a range of participants in the aviation finance sector on cross border leasing transactions, sale and leaseback arrangements, engine leasing, helicopter leasing,  secured financings and aircraft portfolio sales. Katy has also advised on the establishment of leasing platforms in Ireland.

Katy’s recent experience includes advising:

  • Delta: in relation to certain Sale and Leaseback arrangements with a leading aircraft lessor.
  • A leading engine lessor: in relation to certain engine lease arrangements with a Chinese airline, syndicated term loan facilities and revolving credit facilities. 
  • A leading helicopter manufacturer: in relation to certain helicopter sale and leasing arrangements with a leading helicopter lessor and UAE based operator.