New Football Posts for Yorkshire Lawyer - Press Release
Leading Yorkshire lawyer Peter McCormick OBE has been appointed to five new roles by the F.A.
Mr McCormick 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 two of his current roles as Chairman of the Football Board and Chairman of the Legal Advisory Group.
He has now been made a member of the F.A. Football Regulatory Authority, which is responsible for regulatory, disciplinary and rule-making for football played in England. He was appointed to this new role by the Premier League and F.A. Professional Game Board.
The Authority is chaired by former Blackburn Rovers chairman Robert Coar and members include World Cup referee David Elleray and former England player Graeme Le Saux.
He has also been appointed Chairman of the F.A. International Committee, responsible for managing F.A. representation at England matches away from Wembley, including during the Euro 2016 tournament. He was nominated by the F.A. Professional Game Board and the F.A. Board.
He has become a member of the F.A. Committees Appointment Panel, which examines applications to become a member of any F.A. Committee, and of the F.A. Protocol Committee which determines all issues relating to the privileges of Council members, liaises on issues affecting the relationship between Council members and staff and considers applications for membership to the Council.
His new roles are completed by his appointment to the F.A. Remuneration Committee which rules on remuneration for senior staff and appointments at the F.A.
Mr McCormick is Senior Partner of McCormicks Solicitors of Harrogate, recognised by the leading legal guides as one of the leading sports law firms in the UK but which also offers a full range of legal services, including Corporate and Commercial and Private Client. Mr McCormick also has national reputation for his skills in Professional Discipline cases.