Yvonne is a partner in the Finance and Capital Markets Department and advises on all aspects of aviation, shipping, rail and other asset financing, trading and leasing matters. Yvonne has considerable experience in advising on all aspects of the structuring of asset purchase, sale, financing and leasing transactions and acts for a number of aircraft lessors, financiers and airlines in leveraged, syndicated and export credit agency backed financing facilities. She also has considerable experience in advising on structured finance, ABS (asset-backed securities) and repackaging transactions relating to all such asset classes including the establishment of special purpose companies funded by public and private issuances.
Yvonne also has significant experience in advising on all aspects of the Cape Town Convention and in addition regularly provides advice on registration issues with the Irish Aviation Authority.
Yvonne is a lecturer and tutor on the Law Society of Ireland's Certificate and Diploma courses in Aviation Leasing and Finance.
Yvonne McWeeney is "incredibly smart and attentive to details. She manages to explain things without losing sight of the big picture." - Banking and Finance: Chambers Global 2020
Yvonne McWeeney is recommended and is named a next generation partner - European Legal 500 2020
Yvonne McWeeney was named a 'Rising Star' - IFLR1000 2020
Yvonne was named Best in Aviation at the 2019 Euromoney Women in Business Law Awards.
Yvonne McWeeney is "super responsive" - Chambers Europe 2019
"Stuart Kennedy and Yvonne McWeeney each consistently show dedication and commitment. Their knowledge of the financial sector is evident in each transaction they work on, and their responsiveness and focus has ensured that deals are always closed in a timely manner" - Chambers Europe 2018
"If Yvonne is on the case, you can consider it done" - Chambers Europe 2018
Rising Star - Airfinance Journal 2018