Firm Profile > REN Legal > London, England

REN Legal

Transport finance & leasing Tier 5

'Up and coming industry specialists', REN Legal's three-partner team continues to gain market recognition for the 'excellent service' it provides to a broad range of clients including banks, operating lessors and airlines. Founding partner Norman Fraser has particular expertise advising on the acquisition and financing of portfolios of aircraft, while Christopher Jackson is well versed in aircraft and engine leasing and trading.

Practice head(s):

Norman Fraser; Christopher Jackson; Adam Longney

Key clients


DVB Bank

SMBC Leasing


Erste Group Bank


Engine LeaseFinance Corporation

Orix Corporation

TAP Air Portugal

Vx Capital Partners

Harel Insurance Company

The firm: REN Legal was founded as a commercial law firm in 2010. Its Asset Finance team competes with the largest City firms and continues to grow based on their excellent reputation in this field. In corporate real estate the Firm has established clients including US private equity funds. Dispute resolution is a growing practice area, and increasingly gaining referrals from existing clients and independent clients seeking resolutions to their commercial disputes.

Areas of practice: REN Legal is a commercial law firm based in the City of London. Our core practice areas are finance, corporate, real estate and dispute resolution and we provide high quality legal advice to clients that include banks, listed and private companies, private equity funds, joint ventures, and high net worth individuals.

Our clients come first: providing them with high quality legal services is central to what we do.

All our lawyers are committed to understanding the needs of our clients, to developing strong relationships with them and to delivering legal services that are tailored to our clients’ specific requirements.

Using our extensive experience of working within our clients’ industries and on market-leading transactions, we provide our clients with practical legal advice that recognises the commercial realities of their businesses and helps them achieve their goals.

We take pride in our responsiveness and our ability to provide a pro-active and commercially-minded service to our clients.

As most of our work is cross-border, we regularly work closely with recognised experts in other jurisdictions. We are therefore able to offer our clients access to legal expertise around the world where necessary.

Our finance team advises banks, international listed and private companies, private equity funds, lessors, airlines and manufacturers on a wide range of finance matters. We have particular expertise in the fields of corporate lending, asset finance and leasing, real estate finance and restructuring.

Our real estate team advises on all sectors of the commercial real estate market, including office, retail, mixed use, industrial, hotels and leisure.

Our corporate team advises international listed and private companies, and SMEs and high net worth individuals on a wide range of corporate matters.

Our dispute resolution team advises a broad cross-section of clients, providing fast commercial advice and innovative solutions designed to achieve results at minimum disruption to our clients.

Department Name Email Telephone
Senior and managing partner Norman Fraser
Photo Name Position Profile
Ms Norman Fraser photo Ms Norman Fraser Partner – Norman Fraser is 19 years PQE and advises bank, lessors,…
 Christopher Jackson  photo Christopher Jackson Partner – Christopher Jackson is 22 years PQE and has extensive experience…
 Adam Longney  photo Adam Longney Partner – Adam Longney is 15 years PQE and advises financiers, lessors…
 Richard Mumford  photo Richard Mumford Partner – Richard Mumford qualified in 1996 and is a litigator specialising…
Number of lawyers : 3
Number of other UK fee-earners : 12