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City law firm, REN Legal, achieves Chambers 2017 ranking

London, 8 December, 2016: REN Legal is delighted to be ranked as a leading firm in the Asset Finance: Aviation section in the Chambers & Partners 2017 UK Guide. Chambers & Partners recognise REN Legal as “an increasingly established aviation finance practice that offers a broad range of services to clients including banks, operating lessors and airlines,” with “particular expertise in aircraft engine financing and leasing, operating leasing and sales and leasebacks.

Both Norman Fraser and Christopher Jackson, Partners at the firm, are recognised as “notable practitioners”. Fraser, the guide acknowledges, is “well known in the market, with lengthy experience working in asset finance for lessors, banks, funds and airlines, with notable acumen in aircraft and engine leasing and financing as well as establishment of joint ventures.” Jackson, has “significant industry experience, particularly in aircraft engine leasing and structured financing,” with one client remarking that he is “directly involved in the details and very responsive. He is a good sounding board with respect to understanding possible legal exposures arising from commercial decisions.

The Partners of REN Legal are delighted to be recognised in one of the industry’s most respected and utilised guides. Partner Norman Fraser says, “To be acknowledged as one of the leading law firms in the aviation sector is a fantastic achievement that the whole team can be proud of. Our team’s knowledge and expertise in the aviation finance arena allows us to service some of the world’s largest aircraft engine and leasing companies and airlines, including AerCap, DVB Bank, Erste Group Bank, Infinity Aviation, Emirates and TAP Portugal delivering in-depth understanding and support.”

Client interviews, which formed part of Chambers & Partners’ research process in compiling the rankings, demonstrated REN Legal’s credentials as a respected and recognised firm. One client remarked that REN Legal are “knowledgeable, hard-working, and offer their clients an excellent product at a reasonable price,” with another noting that the Firm is “very well respected in the aviation space and their brand continues to grow,” providing “detailed, sound legal advice.