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Jason MacIntyre

Jason MacIntyre
Jason MacIntyre Partner | Toronto
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Jason has recently been involved in representing:

  • Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse (underwriters) on the Air Canada Enhanced Equipment Trust Certificates (EETC) transaction for 5xB777-300ER aircraft (awarded Airfinance Journal (North America) Deal of the Year 2014)

  • The underwriters on both of Air Canada's 2015 EETC transactions (2015-1: 1xB787-8 and 8xB787-9 aircraft and 2015-2: 3xB787-9 and 2xB777-300ER aircraft)

  • GE Capital Aviation Services on all Canadian aircraft and engine leasing, financing and sales matters in Canada

  • Avolon on a number of projects relating to their Canadian fleet, including leases, purchase and sale, sale-leaseback, asset-back securitizations and refinancings

  • PNC Aviation Finance on a significant portion of its Canadian aircraft financing matters, on more than 40 transactions involving over 15 aircraft types

  • Major aircraft lessors in portfolio sales of more than 200 aircraft including asset pools being securitized within the U.S. market

  • Senior lenders on various limited-recourse financings (including tax-structured deals) of the acquisition of aircraft lease portfolios valued at more than US$2-billion

  • The arrangers and lenders in connection with recent acquisition transactions, Birch Hill's acquisition of Softchoice and DHX Media Ltd.'s acquisition of Cookie Jar Entertainment

  • Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT design, build, finance and maintain project

  • Infrastructure Ontario on the Credit Valley Hospital Phase II Redevelopment Project

  • City of Saskatoon on a design, build, finance, operate and maintain projects in connection with the Civics Operation Centre

  • City of Calgary on a design, build, construction, operation and maintenance P3 project for an organics processing facility (food and de-watered biosolids)

  • City of Sudbury on the design, build, finance and maintain project for a new biosolids facility and related upgrading of existing City water and wastewater facilities

Awards & Recognition

Jason has been recognized as a leading lawyer in aviation law including, most recently, in the following publications:

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2022 (Aviation Law)

  • The Legal 500 Canada 2022 (Next Generation Partner - Transport Aviation)

  • Who’s Who Legal: Global 2022 (Transport – Aviation Finance and Transport – Unmanned Aircraft Systems)

  • Who’s Who Legal: Canada 2021 (Transport Aviation)

  • Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business 2021 (Transportation: Aviation: Finance - Nationwide - Canada)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2020 (Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing and Aviation (Regulation & Liability))

  • Expert Guide Top Aviation Practitioners in Canada 2020

  • Lexpert Rising Stars 2020: Leading Lawyers Under 40

  • Who's Who Legal 2018 (Transport - Aviation Finance)

  • Legal Media Group's Rising Stars 2017

  • Legal Media Group's Guide to the World's Leading Aviation Lawyers 2014 (Rising Star)

Professional Appearances
  • Co-speaker: Aviation in Canada: Heading for Blue Skies and Tailwinds
    Episode 19, The Blakes Continuity Podcast, December 10, 2021.
  • Speaker: Aircraft Repossessions under the Cape Town Convention: Legal and Practical Considerations
    Aeropodium 14th Aircraft Repossession Virtual Conference, April 22, 2021.
  • Speaker: Purchasing and Financing Business Aircraft in Canada
    Canadian Corporate Aviation Summit, Webinar, January 14, 2021.
  • Co-speaker: COVID-19 and the Canadian Aviation Industry
    Blakes Business Class Webinar, Toronto, Ontario, April 9, 2020.
Admitted to The Law Society of England and Wales as a Solicitor - 2010 (non-practising)
Admitted to the Ontario Bar - 2006
LL.B. (Business Law Certificate Program), Dalhousie University - 2005
B.Comm., Dalhousie University - 2002
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