JMW Advise the South African Premier Soccer League on Sponsorship Deal

22/08/2017

The corporate team at full service law firm JMW Solicitors LLP have advised the South African Premier Soccer League on a 5 year sponsorship with bank Absa.

The corporate team led by Head of Corporate Mike Blood advised The South African Premier Soccer League on a further 5 year sponsorship deal of the PSL league with bank Absa. Absa renewed their sponsorship of the Absa Premiership in South Africa for a further 5 years taking the partnership to 15 years. The agreement is worth R500 Million, about £30 million pounds.

Head of Corporate at JMW, Mike Blood, worked alongside PSL Chairman and owner of the Orlando Pirates Irvin Khoza, as well as their in-house Counsel Mike Murphy and Marketing Consultant Peter Mancer to help secure the deal with Absa who are a subsidiary of Barclays Bank.

The 2017/18 South African Premier Soccer League season kicked off on Friday 18 August.

Commenting on the PSL sponsorship deal Mike Blood from JMW said:

“I am delighted to have led the legal team on behalf of the South African PSL on their continued sponsorship with Absa. I have been lucky enough to have acted for the league for over 10 years now and I am pleased to see that the sponsorship partnership with Absa has been a long and successful one. I am sure the 2017/18 PSL season will be extremely competitive and successful for all involved.”

 

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For more information:

Samantha Meakin

0161 828 1981

samantha.meakin@jmw.co.uk

 

Note to Editors

JMW Solicitors LLP is one of the leading Manchester law firms and offers a broad range of legal services to both commercial and private clients.  We are committed to providing legal services in a cost effective and timely manner.

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