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Corporate & Commercial

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Corporate & Commercial

McCormicks has a thriving corporate and commercial department that offers clients advice in all areas of law from setting up a business to pursuing breaches of intellectual property rights.

The team has both the legal and industry expertise to offer clients common sense advice tailored to the needs of their businesses.

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We are a highly regarded, Award-winning practice. Awards won by the firm or our lawyers include the following:

  • Best in Sports Law Services - Global Awards - Corporate Live Wire
  • Corporate Solicitors of the Year - Corporate Live Wire
  • North East Law Firm of the Year - Corporate Vision UK Law Firm of the Year Awards
  • Yorkshire Law Firm of the Year
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law Firm of the Year UK - Finance Monthly Law Awards
  • Most Innovative Media and Entertainment Law Firm UK - Acquisition International
  • Corporate Crime Law Firm of the Year in England - Corporate INTL Magazine Global Award
  • Most Innovative Law Firm in the Region - Acquisition International
  • Sports Law - Law Firm of the Year in England - Corporate INTL Magazine Global Awards
  • Top 10 firm in the Region for the strength of its online brand - Northern Lights Top 100 Yorkshire Law Firms
  • Yorkshire Lawyer of the Year - Peter McCormick
  • The Best Lawyers in the UK - Criminal Practice - Geoffrey Rogers
  • The Best Lawyers in the UK - Sports Law - Peter McCormick
  • Niche Practice Lawyer of the Year - Peter McCormick
  • Sports Lawyer of the Year in England - Global Law Experts - Peter McCormick
  • Sports Lawyer of the Year - Lawyer Monthly - Peter McCormick
  • Lifetime Achievement in Business Award - Ackrill Media Group - Peter McCormick
What People Say About Us...

“McCormicks is an established advisor to sport sector clients in particular, with clients such as the Premier League, the EFL and Leeds United FC on its roster. Here, it advises on commercial contracts and sponsorship agreements. The practice also offers support to hospitality and leisure as well as private clients. The key contacts and practice heads are James Towler and Senior Partner Peter McCormick.” Legal 500

Excellent corporate advice, value for money, huge experience. Legal 500

“Renowned for his sports and media expertise, Peter McCormick of McCormicks is ‘a great communicator and outstanding with client relationships.’” Chambers UK - Corporate Finance

“McCormicks provides ‘excellent’ advice. The Corporate Team ‘has an excellent appetite for work and attention to detail’ and specialises in advising on complex finance arrangements for a broad range of clients, including SMEs, private investors, high-net-worth individuals, international corporates, family companies, charities, sports organisations and clients from the hospitality and leisure sector. Senior partner Peter McCormick is highly regarded; he advises the Premier League on corporate matters, including governance and board functions. Recent highlights include advising the Premier League Charitable Fund on joint venture arrangements with Comic Relief, Barclays and others; advising a hotel on a multi-million pound refinancing and development facility; and assisting the Isthmian League with changes to its constitution. Other clients include Leeds United, Cleveland Process Designs, Plantagenet Media and Walsall FC.” - Legal 500