Daniel Kiely


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Daniel Kiely is a partner in the asset finance and leasing team within our Financial Services team. Daniel has obtained an extensive knowledge of the aviation industry having completed secondments with an operating lessor in Shannon, Ireland and also with the national British export credit agency in London where he advised on the export credit agency supported financing of Airbus aircraft. He has also lectured in banking and aviation law in the Law Society of Ireland.

With a particular focus on aviation, he advises international corporates, financial institutions, export credit agencies, lessees, lessors (both engine and aircraft) and airlines on all aspects of cross-border asset financing and leasing.


  • Banking
  • Financial Services
  • Aviation

Representative Matters

  • Interjet Sukhoi SuperJet 100 aircraft financing – this transaction received a special award from the Global Transport Finance Magazine in recognition of the most innovative financing transaction and the best contribution to the aviation transport finance industry in 2014.
  • Airfinance Journal ‘Capital Markets Deal of the Year 2014’ ATLAS 2014-1 ABS $540m transaction – Aldus Aviation and Embraer (30 aircraft portfolio)
  • Avianca ATR – Regional Jet/Turbojet deal of the Year 2013 – awarded by Air Finance Journal 28, May 2014.

Speaking Engagements & Teaching

  • Lectured on the Law Society of Ireland’s diploma in Aviation Leasing and Finance 2015
  • Lectured on the Law Society of Ireland’s inaugural Certificate in Aviation Leasing and Finance 2014
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Areas of Expertise

Financial Services Banking Law Aviation, Leasing & Asset Finance Law Inward Investment International Business

Professional Memberships

ISTAT- International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading

AIJA - International Association of Young Lawyers

Law Society of Ireland

Law Society of England and Wales


National University of Ireland Maynooth , BA Econ.