posted on 19 November 2013

Leading Yorkshire law firm Blacks Solicitors LLP has become the ‘Official Legal Advisors’ of Wakefield Trinity Wildcats and will feature on the 2014 shirts.

Andy Boyde (Blacks Sports Team), Michael Carter (Chairman, Wakefield Trinity Wildcats), David Paterson (Blacks Corporate Partner) and John Hendrie (Blacks Sports Consultant) mark the partnership.

A long standing commercial partner, 2014 will be the first time the Blacks Solicitors LLP logo has appeared on the shirts taking their place at the top of the back of the jersey.

Blacks Solicitors LLP were recently recognised as Law Firm of the Year at the Yorkshire Lawyer Awards and is one of Yorkshire’s leading law firms. Its Sports Team is regarded as one of the UK’s leading niche Sports Practices and will provide the Wildcats with all their legal requirements.

Wildcats Chairman, Michael Carter commented: “The Blacks Sports Team has an envied reputation within sport and we’re delighted that they’ve not only extended their partnership with us, but increased it to become a shirt sponsor for the first time.”

“With the extensive industry knowledge they bring to the table it allows us to deal with the complex issues such as intellectual property, player contracts, RFL and Super League regulations, trademarks and licensing, franchises and property. Their support is invaluable.”

Blacks Managing Partner Chris Allen said: “We are delighted that we have been appointed as the club’s ‘Official Legal Advisors’ and will feature on the playing shirts for the upcoming season. We are a proud Yorkshire firm and have enjoyed working closely with a club that is such a cornerstone of the local community.”

Blacks Head of Sport Stephen Lownsbrough, said “The sponsorship is another strategic move for the Firm. In the new Wildcats structure and management there is a lot that we have in common in terms of business aspiration, clarity of vision and ambition, which also fits our ethos and approach to the sports sector.”

Blacks Solicitors LLP offers a whole range of legal services. Further details of which can be found at www.LawBlacks.com.

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