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Languages spoken: French, Japanese

Practice areas


  1. Equipment Finance: 75%
  2. Aviation: 15%
  3. International Law: 10%

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610 Newport Center Dr Ste 1400
Newport Beach, CA, 92660


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Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Constitutional Law PrizeLaw Society of Ireland1987
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Vice President, LegalAviation Capital Group2005 - Present
Director, LegalTombo Aviation Inc.1999 - 2005
AssociateLinklaters, Tokyo1996 - 1998
Stagiaire/ParticipantDelegation of the European Commission, Tokyo/Executive Training Program in Japan1994 - 1995
Foreign Law AssociateAnderson Mori1992 - 1994
AssociateMcCann FitzGerald1987 - 1990
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of California, International Law SectionChair2006 - 2007
Publication nameTitleDate
Kluwer Law InternationalAircraft Operating Leasing: A Comparative Analysis in the Context of Public and Private International Air Law2012
Air and Space Law: Contemporary Issues and Future ChallengesContractual and Property Rights in Leased Aircraft Engines2011
Aircraft Finance GuideEurocontrol, EASA and the EU2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Leiden University, Leiden Law SchoolAir and Space LawPhD - Doctorate2011
Leiden University, Leiden Law SchoolAir and Space LawLLM (Adv) (cum laude)2009
International Air Transport AssociationAir LawDiploma2008
Concordia UniversityInternational AviationMBA2003
Monash UniversityApplied LinguisticsMA - Masters2003
Trinity College, DublinN/AMA - Masters1992
Trinity College, DublinLegal ScienceBA (Mod)1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
IATA Legal Symposium, BerlinAircraft Financing2013
Aircraft Financing Conference, CopenhagenAircraft Financing2013
Air Law Liability, MontrealAircraft Leasing2013
Air Law Liability, MontrealAircraft Leasing2011
American Bar Association, Forum on Air and Space LawAircraft Leasing2010
American Bar Association, Forum on Air and Space LawCape Town Convention2009
Aircraft Leasing Conference, New YorkCape Town Convention2009