Robin Springthorpe appointed as firm's Head of Aviation Disputes

Global Press release - Firm January 2024

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP has appointed Partner Robin Springthorpe as its Head of Aviation Disputes.

Robin is a leading aviation litigator based in London, who for many years has been ranked in the top tier by the legal directories Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. He has advised many airlines and other aviation clients on a wide range of matters, as well as leading high profile litigation cases in the English courts.

Robin Springthorpe commented on his appointment:

“I am proud to be part of a great aviation disputes team with unrivalled capabilities. I look forward to continuing to service our global aviation clients, and developing our disputes offering even further in this new role.”

Global Head of Aviation for the firm, Duncan Batchelor, commented

“We are delighted that Robin is taking on this strategically important role. The disputes side of our aviation practice has grown enormously over the last few years. We have a large team of aviation disputes partners, all with differing and complementary in-depth experience, who offer our clients commercially focused advice when navigating the turbulence that has affected some in the aviation industry in recent years with Covid, manufacturer issues, a changing regulatory landscape and economic pressures.”

Norton Rose Fulbright’s aviation team in London is the only team of any firm to be ranked No.1 by both Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 for both aviation finance and also aviation disputes, commercial and regulatory work.

For further information please contact:

Katie Mark, Senior Public Relations Manager

Tel: +44 20 7444 2498  


Head of Aviation Disputes
Global Co-Head of Transport