London, UK (April 30th, 2019) - REN Legal today announced a significant development in its dispute resolution offering with the appointment of new partner Richard Mumford.

Richard joins from Stevens & Bolton, where he served as head of commercial litigation and head of aviation. Richard is a renowned aviation specialist, acting for lessors, airlines and financial institutions. He is also a specialist in the air charter market, having served for three years as Chairman of BACA - The Air Charter Association.

Richard qualified at CMS in 1996 and later practised as a partner and head of dispute resolution at asb law. Richard is recognised for aviation dispute resolution by both Chambers and Legal 500, and in 2017 was named one of Aviation Week’s Top Ten Leaders of European Business Aviation. He is a fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society.

Norman Fraser, Partner at REN Legal commented:

“We are delighted to welcome Richard to the Firm. He has a strong reputation in the market and a wealth of dispute resolution experience that complements our core business and client base.”

Richard Mumford said:

“REN Legal is a powerful force in the aviation market. The Firm’s ethos of providing high-quality advice backed by a deep understanding of its clients’ business and markets allows it to attract and retain fantastic clients and work. I look forward to helping to grow REN Legal’s contentious offering.”

REN Legal is a commercial law firm based in the City of London which provides top quality legal advice and transaction management services from commercially minded and deal-experienced lawyers.

Rated as a leading practice by both Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500, its aviation team advises on all aspects of finance, leasing, trading and dispute resolution matters to clients in the aviation sector. This includes airlines, leasing companies, banks, investment funds and manufacturers.