Thames Valley’s premier legal specialists sign up with the Exiles

Pitmans LLP, the largest law firm in the Thames Valley and Aviva Premiership rugby club, London Irish, have agreed a two year sponsorship deal.

Pitmans, respected as leading providers of commercially astute legal advice, have grown from their Reading origins 150 years ago to a business which forms part of a group now turning over £20 million. Working in collaboration with their clients across a variety of sectors at regional, national and international level, the firm operates from its Thames Valley based offices and those in the City of London.

Under the agreement, Pitmans’ familiar logo will appear on the left leg on the back of the shorts in all Aviva Premiership, LV=Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup fixtures.

Christopher Avery, Managing Partner of Pitmans said: “Sponsoring London Irish is a perfect fit for us. Like us, London Irish are a major brand in Reading and widely known across the Thames Valley and beyond. They have a strong, loyal supporter base which will provide even greater awareness of our practice. We believe in investing in regional brands for the benefit of the Thames Valley and all wish London Irish a successful 2013 season. Rugby Union is enjoying a growing profile with the recent Lions series victory and the Rugby World Cup in 2015, taking place in the UK.”

London Irish Chief Executive, Andy Martin, added: “We look forward to working with Pitmans. They are the premier legal practice in the Thames Valley and will help us connect to other leading businesses in the area. They are an established business that share many of our values and understand the importance of working with a local sports club.”

Editor’s notes

Pitmans LLP is the largest law firm in the Thames Valley, serving clients across a wide variety of sectors from offices in Reading and the City of London. With over 200 staff, the firm delivers specialist advice to corporate clients, entrepreneurs and individuals across a wide range of service lines. Highly ranked in both the major legal guides, Chambers and Partners and Legal 500, the firm is dedicated to improving service delivery, customer experience and always seeks to provide commercially astute legal advice that benefits the client for the long-term.


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