Gateley Plc, the legal business of law-led professional services group Gateley, has partnered with the PGAs of Europe as an Official Supplier, providing legal business services as the Association continues its advancement.
The firm’s collaborative, pioneering and straight-talking values makes them an excellent fit to advise and support the Association throughout its work with its Member Country PGAs and their PGA Professionals in Europe and beyond.
John Burns, Commerce, Technology and Media partner and Sports Sector head, commented: “We’re thrilled to be partnering with PGAs of Europe as they look to develop their already burgeoning membership across the continent and continue to grow as a business.
“We’re looking forward to maintaining our close working relationship with the team and contributing to the continued success of the organisation and its Member Country PGAs.”
“In selecting a partner for legal and business advice, it was important for us to work with people who could assist our development and who share our passion for advancement,” said PGAs of Europe Chief Executive, Ian Randell. “Gateley Plc provide clear, pro-active legal advice that really makes the complex simple. This will be invaluable to us.
“Developing relationships such as this has been a logical move in the PGAs of Europe’s advancement as we continually provide various services to our Member Country PGAs, and of course as we grow as a business in our own right. We look forward to working with the team at Gateley Plc, and promoting and utilising their expert services within our, and our Members’, associations.”
Gateley Plc has a wide range of experience within the sports industry and is the exclusive legal services provider for the Sport and Recreation Alliance. The firm is selected by Sport England, Sport Wales and UK Sport to be on the panel of law firms recommended to provide legal services to the national governing bodies of sport and recreation organisations. Clients include Manchester City FC, Everton FC, the National Football Museum, the International Netball Federation and Lancashire County Cricket Club.
In 2015, Gateley Plc were the UK’s first commercial law firm to go public on the London Stock Exchange in a bold move that embodies the firm’s ethos to think as big as their clients do. Operating throughout the United Kingdom and Dubai, the firm’s head office is located in Birmingham, not far from the PGAs of Europe’s own Belfry-based headquarters.