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Laura Sharkey

Maples and Calder Dublin
work 75 St. Stephen's Green Dublin 2 D02 PR50 Ireland
work, pref+353 1 619 2031
cell+353 86 417 9197


Laura advises on a range of aviation asset finance and leasing transactions. Laura's expertise includes advising operating lessors, investors, financial institutions and airlines in connection with operating & finance lease structures and commercial aircraft/engine portfolio sales & purchases. 

Professional Background

Laura started in Maples in April 2017. Prior to that, Laura spent four years working as Associate Vice President Legal in ORIX Aviation, an aircraft leasing company based in Dublin. Laura previously worked in the legal department of Vodafone Ireland and completed her solicitor training in a commercial law firm in Dublin. 


University College Dublin, Bachelor of Commerce, 2005
Dublin Institute of Technology, Postgraduate Diploma in Law, 2006
Law Society of Ireland, Diploma in Aviation Finance and Leasing, 2013

Bar Admissions

2011 – Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland

Areas of Expertise

 Asset Finance

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