English Sheffield United have signed a three year sponsorship agreement with international law firm Kennedys Law LLP, who will opening a new office in the city shortly.
Trevor Birch, cheif executive of the club told the Sheffield Telegraph: "Attracting Kennedys, one of the fastest growing law firms in the country and the current UK law firm of the year, shows the strength of our ambition. This is a partnership which will further build both brands in the region."
Suzanne Liversidge, a senior partner at Kennedys told the Sheffield Telegraph: "We are delighted to be teaming up with the Blades as part of our goal to be an integral part of the business community throughout the Sheffield city region and Yorkshire....On a personal note I am delighted to be joining forces with United – a club I have supported since childhood. Kennedys believes in providing 'legal advice in black and white' so for me, this sponsorship truly means 'legal advice in red and white'."
Sheffield United where the third highly supported team in the Championship last season. They will continue their Premier League campaign this season.
Kennedys originated in London and has 137 partners and offices around the world. The firm entered the 'Top 50' list of the industry magazine 'The Lawyer' last year.