McCann FitzGerald appoints Catherine Deane as inaugural chair

McCann FitzGerald appoints Catherine Deane as inaugural chair

Catherine Deane and Barry Devereux

McCann FitzGerald has announced the appointment of Catherine Deane as its inaugural chair with effect from November 2019.

Ms Deane, a partner in the firm since 1992, is an aviation finance expert with over 25 years’ experience advising on and acting for the world’s largest aircraft lessors and financiers.

Managing partner Barry Devereux said: “The creation of the role of Chair of the partnership is an exciting development for the firm and one that we believe adds significant strength to the firm’s leadership.

“This new role puts us in the best position to continue to grow our business and meet the challenges that undoubtedly lie ahead in the fast and ever-evolving legal markets in which we and our clients operate.

“I’m delighted that Catherine will take up this key leadership position. I have no doubt that her extensive professional expertise will ensure we continue to put our clients at the heart of all that we do in the firm.”

Ms Deane added: “I am honoured to be appointed by my partners to this new role. I am excited and energised by the challenges that the role presents and look forward to facing those challenges, whilst continuing to advise our global aviation clients on their deals.”

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