Killian McSharry Awarded Spot on Airline Economics' Top 40 under 40 List

Walkers' partner Killian McSharry has been recognised in Airline Economics magazine's Top 40 under 40 list for 2022. The list recognises the most outstanding young professionals in the global aviation industry. Killian was selected following strong client feedback and for his work on multiple groundbreaking deals including the US$4 billion Gilead leasing platform and subsequent deliveries to the platform, and the US$600 million Juniper Aviation Investments leasing platform.

Ireland Managing Partner Jonathan Sheehan is also recognised as a mentor in the feature for his market-leading work on the complex tax aspects of aviation finance and other deals, and for his support of emerging talent in the firm.

Commenting on the accolade, Asset Finance partner Killian McSharry, said: "I have been fortunate to work on a diverse range of transactions throughout my career at Walkers collaborating with high calibre clients and colleagues from across our award-winning global practice. I'm delighted to be recognised in this year's list and thank my peers for their feedback."

Jonathan Sheehan, Managing Partner of Walkers' Ireland office, added: "Killian is a market-leading aviation finance lawyer working at the forefront of the industry. Asset and aviation finance is a key industry group for the firm and it is great to see the practice and its lawyers recognised once again. I'm thrilled to see Killian's hard work acknowledged in this year's list and it is a privilege to be named his mentor."

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*Airline Economics Issue 68 June - July 2022