Leeds-based law firm Blacks Solicitors LLP has bolstered its sports law team with the appointment of Lauren Winfield, Yorkshire Women’s Captain and England cricketer.
The 26-six-year-old Wicketkeeper-Batsman joins the firm to act as its latest sport consultant, to provide support to its well-known, professional Sports Law team members. These include; Yorkshire CCC coach Andrew Gale, former Leeds United footballer Brian Deane and Batley Bulldogs coach Matt Diskin.
Winfield is a rising star in the cricket world and will be hosting a seminar on “Confidence in sport and business” after the Women’s World Cup finishes (24 June to 23 July). For those interested in attending, email Hello@LawBlacks.com for more information and to reserve your place.
Lauren said: “I am really pleased to have joined Blacks Solicitors as they provide fantastic support for women’s sport. I can’t wait to host my seminar after what will hopefully be a very successful World Cup!”
Blacks Solicitors is a huge advocate of grassroots sports for women and has supported female football team Guiseley Vixens for six years.
Chris Allen, managing partner at Blacks, said: “I am delighted to welcome Lauren into our Sports Law team. Her knowledge and passion for cricket will be a huge asset to our professional team and we are all thrilled to have her on board.
“Grassroots sport for women is very important to us at Blacks Solicitors. The popularity of women’s sport is on the rise and we can’t wait to cheer on Lauren as she takes part in the Cricket World Cup. We are proud sponsors of Guiseley Vixens and are now really excited to be able to support Yorkshire Women’s cricket as well.”