Eversheds Sutherland Become First RLWC 2021 Partner

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4 October 2017

Rugby League World Cup 2021 have announced their first official partner: the global law firm Eversheds Sutherland. The company will provide all aspects of legal advice for the competition.

Jon Dutton, chief executive of RLWC 2021, said: “To secure the first official partner more than four years out from the tournament is great news, particularly given that Eversheds Sutherland are a global brand with 66 offices across 32 countries.

“Eversheds Sutherland will bring strong legal acumen to help support the company’s development and their proactive approach has ensured they are the first of what I am sure will be many commercial partnerships that we will announce in the build up to the tournament.”

Daniel Hall, partner and head of sport at Eversheds Sutherland, said: “We are delighted to become the first official partner of Rugby League World Cup 2021. This new appointment is testament to the knowledge and skills we have developed in our sports practice. We are excited to be able to provide RLWC2021 with advice and counsel as they develop this exciting global tournament over the next four years, estimated to have a direct economic benefit to England of some £75 million.”

“Our full service role covers all aspects of legal advice required by a major international sporting event and will also see us working in collaboration with RLWC2021 to help it deliver the event’s legacy facilities programme. Our appointment by RLWC2021 has been well received by our international

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