Yorkshire lawyer joins Premier League board

A WELL known Yorkshire sports law specialist has been appointed as a director of the Premier League.

Peter McCormick OBE, senior partner of McCormicks Solicitors in Harrogate, will take the position while the chairman, Anthony Fry, recovers from illness.

He will chair board meetings of the Barclays Premier League - the most successful and watched league in the world - in Mr Fry’s absence.

Mr McCormick has been a member of the Legal Advisory Group of the league since 1996 and chairman of it since 2008.

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