May 22, 2024

Smith Gambrell Russell’s Mark Turnbull Named Recommended Advisor by Spear’s Legal Index 2024

ATLANTA (May 22, 2024) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce that Mark Turnbull has been listed as a Recommended adviser under the Aviation and Yachts Lawyers subcategory in the 2024 Spear’s Legal Index.

“We congratulate Mark on this well-deserved recognition,” said Peter Barlow, Head of the Firm’s Global Transport Practice. “He is an integral member of our Global Transport Practice and his vast experience is an asset to our clients.”

Turnbull is based in the London office of SGR and advises financial institutions, aircraft leasing companies, airlines, MROs and aviation industry participants on commercial and corporate aviation transactions including aircraft finance and leasing, asset acquisitions and disposals, regulatory matters and commercial contracts in the aviation sector.

SGR’s Global Transport (Aviation) Practice commenced in 1927 with its representation of the predecessor to Eastern Airlines and began to prosper alongside the ascent of Eastern Airlines. For over 60 years, Smith Gambrell Russell served as Eastern’s general external legal counsel and represented the airline in virtually all aspects of its business until its sale to Texas Air in 1989. During the years since its inception, the group has greatly broadened its industry representation to include other airlines, finance, and operating lessors, export credit agencies, financiers, aviation equipment owners, managers and investors, aviation joint ventures and joint venture partners, maintenance repair and overhaul facilities and aircraft teardown/part-out companies. To learn more about SGR’s Global Transport Practice, please visit:

Spear’s is the multi-award-winning wealth management and luxury lifestyle media brand whose flagship magazine has become a must-read for the ultra-high-net-worth (UHNW) community. It is also required reading for the affluent financial services community, including the bankers, lawyers and family offices who advise the wealthy. Since its launch in 2006, Spear’s has established itself as Europe’s leading wealth management authority. To read the full list of Aviation and Yachts Lawyers, visit:

About Smith Gambrell Russell
SGR is a full-service, international law firm that advises regional, national and global businesses on a wide range of legal matters. The Firm’s nearly 350 attorneys provide legal counsel in more than 50 specialized practice areas, including corporate transactions, litigation, intellectual property, aviation, banking, real estate, insurance/reinsurance, construction, employment law, international, and employee benefits and executive compensation. Founded in 1893, SGR has 14 domestic and international offices, including Atlanta; Austin; Charlotte; Chicago; Jacksonville, FL; London; Los Angeles; Miami; Munich; New York; Southampton; Springfield, IL; Tampa, FL; and Washington, D.C.

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