International law firm RPC has partnered with Sport Industry Group in an exciting initiative that will see a collaboration between the Sport Industry NextGen program and the Sport Industry Awards
RPC will support Sport Industry Group, the leading business network for the sports industry, which brings together key influencers from the UK and international sporting landscape for world-class events. The Sport Industry Group news website provides up-to-date information and content for sports professionals and the wider industry, and the organization also runs the illustrious Sport Industry NextGen program for future leaders.
Dylan Pugh, Managing Director of Sport Industry Group, said: “I am delighted to welcome RPC as an official corporate sponsor of Sport Industry Group.
“We look forward to welcoming RPC’s extensive expertise in providing commercial legal advice to the sports industry as an added benefit to the 30 leaders selected under this year’s Sport Industry NextGen program. RPC will also be part of our portfolio of events – including the Sport Industry Awards, Sport Industry Dining and Sport Industry Socials.
As part of the partnership, RPC will become an official partner of the Sport Industry Awards, taking place this year at Evolution London on May 12, and Sport Industry NextGen, a prestigious professional development program featuring the best emerging talent in the industry. sport with a one-year tailored leadership program.
The firm’s major sports and business groups will also offer a NextGen Sports Industry Leaders Clinic to help support future industry leaders with specialized business-focused legal advice.
RPC’s Sports Group is led by Partner, Jeremy Drewwith Josh Charalambous who was selected as the NextGen Sports Industry Leader in 2021.
Jeremy Drew added: “We are really delighted to be working with the Sport Industry Group team. This partnership demonstrates the company’s commitment to supporting the country’s sports sector.
“As well as supporting the Brand of the Year category at the Sport Industry Awards over the next few years, we are excited to support NextGen leaders with tailored events and access to the full support service. of RPC as an added benefit to them by participating in the program – especially as it aligns with one of our core priorities to support and facilitate future progression.
“The RPC Sports Group has built a reputation for providing a consistent, collaborative and business-like service to our customers. Sports is a core area for us at RPC, and we look forward to bringing our experience to one of major sports business networks across the country.”
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Notes to Editors
RPC is a leading international law firm with over 950 people in total. RPC provides legal advice to a wide range of industries, including sports, retail, technology, media and insurance.
Based at a state-of-the-art site at Tower Bridge in the City of London, RPC also has offices in Hong Kong, Singapore and Bristol. RPC is a member of TerraLex, the global network of independent law firms.
RPC’s Sports Group advises major sports brands and organisations, including clubs, teams and governing bodies on regulatory, commercial, litigation and transactional matters in sport. The group is led by Jeremy Drew, a market leading and leading sports lawyer with over 25 years experience in the field of sports. Sports Group Senior Partner Josh Charalambous has been selected as a Sports Rising Star by Legal 500 and as the 2021 Sports Industry NextGen Leader. RPC’s Sports Group also publishes the sports tickera bi-weekly update on key developments affecting the sports and esports markets.
The RPC Sports Group works closely with other RPC management teams, including retail and consumer, commercial contracts, brand management and reputation management, providing clients with the best advice on sports issues. Our trick is that we combine our deep sports industry experience with these market leading practice areas to provide the full business service to customers.