Harrogate law firm McCormicks Solicitors has been named Sports Law – Law Firm of the Year in England in the 2016 Corporate INTL Magazine Global Awards.
The business magazine’s research department draws insight from business leaders throughout the world and takes suggestions over the preceding six months to produce a shortlist of firms for each category. Potential winners are also nominated by readers.
McCormicks is well known for its expertise in sports law and is ranked as one of the leading sports law firms in the region and beyond by the latest editions of the leading guides to the legal profession, the UK Legal 500 and Chambers UK.
Its Sports practice is headed by Senior Partner Peter McCormick OBE who is one of two Premier League members of the F.A. Board and has worked with the Premier League for more than 20 years, including in one of his current roles as Chairman of the Legal Advisory Group. He is Chairman of the Premier League’s Football Board and a member of the F.A.’s Professional Game Board, the Professional Game Forum, and the F.A. International Committee, members of which represent England in an ambassadorial capacity at matches.
Members of the team at McCormicks are also highly ranked for their sports work, including Senior Associates, Lewis Goodwin (Corporate/Commercial), Philip Edmondson (Litigation and Insolvency), Heather Roberts (Commercial Property), Sara Morgan (Employment and Regulatory work) and Associates, Kayleigh Fantoni (Litigation) and Daniel Bisby (Corporate/Commercial & Employment).