Partner | Dispute Resolution & Private Client

Rena specialises in a wide range of Dispute Resolution matters whilst also undertaking Private Client work, contentious and non-contentious. The focus of Rena’s service is to provide clients with sound commercial and practical advice to enable them to efficiently achieve their desired results and commercial objectives. Rena is steadfast and robust in conveying her client’s instructions. Where possible and in the client’s best interests, Rena aims to resolve disputes without recourse to costly court proceedings.

Areas of Practice

Rena specialises in civil and commercial litigation, advising both corporate and private individuals on the resolution of a wide range of contract and other civil proceedings, disputes and contentious matters including:

  • Civil & Commercial Litigation
  • Money Claims & Debt Recovery
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Litigation & Landlord & Tenant Disputes
  • Commercial Lease Renewal Proceedings
  • Section 146 Notices and Court Proceedings
  • Residential & Commercial Property Rent Arrears and Possession/Forfeiture Proceedings
  • Residential Lease Extension & Enfranchisement Proceedings
  • Commercial & Employment Disputes
  • Bankruptcy & Winding Up Proceedings
  • Probate & Contentious Probate Matters
  • Matrimonial & Financial Remedy Proceedings
  • Intellectual Property Disputes


Rena is also regularly instructed to draft wills and deal with UK and cross jurisdictional probate matters and the administration of estates. Rena is often involved in complicated probate matters and is experienced in making applications to the probate registry for limited grants of probate as and when necessary. In addition, Rena advises on various other private client matters such as specific and lasting powers of attorney, deeds of gift, deeds of family arrangements and more.

Education & Qualification

Rena Mentis LLB, LL.M graduated with a Law degree from Queen Mary University of London and continued her postgraduate studies at University College London where she obtained a masters degree in Intellectual Property Law. Rena initially joined Protopapas LLP as a Trainee Solicitor in 2005 and was a Partner from 2010-2019. Rena re-joined Protopapas LLP in April 2023 as a Partner.


If you wish to contact Rena please call our main line number on 020 7636 2100 or send an e-mail to

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain” – Anonymous

Rena Mentis