Claire McDermott

Claire obtained an honours Bachelor of Civil Law from the National University of Ireland, Galway and a Masters’ Degree in Medical Ethics and Law from Kings College, London.

Having worked in The Coca-Cola Company’s legal department as a legal assistant Claire joined Flynn O’Driscoll in 2010 as a trainee solicitor. Claire was admitted as a solicitor in 2014 and is also qualified in England and Wales. Claire is a key member of the Aviation and Asset Finance team and advises clients on all aspects of aircraft finance and leasing transactions, including leasing, debt financing and export credit agency supported transactions. Claire has acted for banks, leasing companies and investors in relation to complex cross border aviation finance and leasing transactions including those supported by the ECA and Ex-Im Bank.

Claire is also a member of the Employment team, and completed the Law Society Diploma in Employment Law in 2015. She advises companies and employees on both contentious and non-contentious employment law matters.

Claire advises clients in the areas of Aviation and Asset Finance; Employment Law and Commercial Law.