Lee & Thompson advises Premiership Rugby on first overseas fixture of the Aviva Premiership

Lee & Thompson advises Premiership Rugby on first overseas fixture of the Aviva Premiership

The Corporate & Commercial Group acted for Premiership Rugby in a recently completed deal which will see the first Aviva Premiership match to be played abroad. The fixture between London Irish and reigning Champions, Saracens will be played at the 25,000 capacity Red Bull Arena which is usually home of Major League Soccer franchise New York Red Bulls.

Malcolm Murray, Head of Corporate & Commercial advised longstanding client Premiership Rugby in the move which was aimed to meet the growing international interest in the most competitive league in world rugby – The Aviva Premiership.