Walkers advises on the laws of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands (BVI), the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey. We are experienced in all types of international and cross-border transactions covering a broad range of sectors with a particular focus on both contentious and non-contentious corporate and finance law, investment funds, private equity, structured products, capital markets, regulatory and risk advisory, and private capital and trusts.
Walkers delivers clear, concise and practical advice based on an in-depth knowledge of the legal, regulatory and commercial environment in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey.
Killian is a partner in the Walkers Asset & Aviation Finance Group. Killian advises banks, financial institutions, international aircraft operating lessors, aircraft owners, financial arrangers and private equity groups on asset finance transactions.Killian has advised on the financing and leasing of both fixed wing and rotary aircraft including government-supported financings, secured lending, cross-border and operating leases, the purchase and sales of single aircraft and multi-aircraft portfolios, workouts and restructurings, debt finance and security matters, domestic and cross-border tax-driven leasing, warehouse and ABS financings, pre-delivery financing and sale and lease-back transactions.Killian also has experience on a wide range of cross border banking and finance transactions, including bilateral and syndicated lending, leveraged and acquisition financings and restructurings.
Prior to joining Walkers, Killian was an associate in the finance department of a leading law firm after qualifying at the same firm. During his time there, Killian was seconded to Lloyds Banking Group, London.
Admitted In:IrelandQualifications:LL.B., National University of Ireland, GalwayB.Corp.Law, National University of Ireland, GalwayDip.Arb., University College Dublin
2022 IFLR 1000 (32nd Edition) - "Killian is an extremely hard-working and knowledgeable lawyer. He is commercially minded and has the instinct to protect his client but not let minor points get in the way of completing a transaction. Excellent attention to detail."2022 Legal 500 - Rising Star and Recommended Lawyer (Asset Finance) - "Killian McSharry is extremely able. He has a great knowledge of the law, combined with ability to deliver required results fast."
2021 IFLR 1000 (31st Edition) - Rising Star - "Hard working, client oriented and knowledgeable."
2021 Legal 500 - Rising Star and Recommended Lawyer (Asset Finance)
2020 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star
2020 Legal 500 - Rising Star and Recommended Lawyer (Asset Finance) - "The team provides an almost unique coverage of the Irish and certain offshore jurisdictions such as Bermuda and is able to provide an integrated service across these jurisdictions."
2019 Legal 500 - Recomended Lawyer (Asset Finance)
Member of the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland Member of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association