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News 6th Nov 2019

NEC Group Strengthens Partnership With Law Firm

The NEC Group Media Partnerships team has signed a two-year extension with Freeths Law Firm.

The firm is continuing its legal support of the NEC Group across a range of different areas, including occupational leases, landlord and tenant matters and construction projects.

Running until 2021, the contract as the Group’s preferred law firm supplier will also cover commercial matters including contracts and litigation.

Richard Beverley, Managing Partner of Freeths Law Firm, said: “Over the past 2 years we have enjoyed a productive and mutually beneficial relationship with the NEC Group and we are delighted to extend our partnership”.

“During this relationship Freeths has enjoyed growth in the sector, including a recent expansion of our office on Colmore Row. Naturally, this is a really good fit for the NEC Group in terms of the depth and breadth of the legal resources we are able to provide as we continue to work on projects together moving forward”.

Freeths Law Firm is a top 50 full service commercial law firm, offering services to both commercial and private clients.

Paul Errington, NEC Group legal director, said: “As an ever-growing and ambitious business, the NEC Group is pleased to have a law firm with such pedigree on board.

“To have Freeths’ wide-ranging expertise on hand is fantastic for us and we are thrilled to be able to extend our partnership.”

The NEC Group is one of the Midlands’ most effective media owners. Across venues, the group has more than 150 advertising spaces, which are seen by over 7 million people every year.

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For more information on Media Partnerships please contact:

Jenny Hutson, Senior Business Development Manager: 0345 634 2535

Richard Beverley, Managing Partner of Freeths Birmingham: / 0345 634 2577

For more information on NEC Group, please contact:

Ross Watson, PR and Communications Manager: / 0121 767 2937


About The NEC Group

NEC Group is a live entertainment business with over forty years of world-class expertise in venue and destination management. Every year, over seven million people come together at five of the UK’s leading business, leisure, and entertainment venues which come under NEC Group’s portfolio – the National Exhibition Centre (NEC), International Convention Centre (ICC), Resorts World Arena, Arena Birmingham and the Vox Conference Venue. The five venues offer almost 250,000 square metres of covered space and comprise of some of the best-connected real estate in Europe.

Additional interests include national ticketing agency, The Ticket Factory; hospitality brand, Amplify and award-winning caterer, Amadeus, as well as out-of-home digital media specialists and sponsorship consultancy, NEC Connect Group.

Richard Beverley

Author: Richard Beverley

Managing Partner - Birmingham

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