Norman advises banks, lessors and private equity funds on a range of finance and corporate matters. Norman has particular expertise in debt finance in the aviation and real estate sectors and the acquisition, financing and leasing of portfolios of aircraft and engines. He also has significant experience in setting up and structuring joint ventures in the aviation and real estate sectors.
Described by his clients as “commercial and user-friendly” (Legal 500 UK, 2016), Norman is recognised as being “very commercial and practical and professional to deal with” (Chambers & Partners UK, 2018).
Prior to founding REN Legal in 2010, Norman trained and qualified with Hogan Lovells (1999-2006) and joined the finance team of Paul Hastings in 2006, where he was appointed a partner in 2009.
Norman was admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales in September 2001. He is a member of the International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading, the Aviation Club UK and the Society of Scottish Lawyers in London.