Irwin Mitchell Secures SkyBet Employment Win Latest Win For Fast-Growing Business Team 01.06.2015 David Shirt, Press Officer | 0161 838 3094 The Leeds office of national law firm, Irwin Mitchell, has won the mandate to provide employment legal advice to Sky Betting & Gaming. Following a competitive tender process, Irwin Mitchell will provide the business with the full range of employment law support, including strategic advice on day-to-day HR issues. Sky Betting & Gaming was formed in 2001 and today operates five major online products; Bet, Vegas, Casino, Poker and Bingo. It is the fifth largest player in the UK market and has delivered an annualised growth operating profit of over 40% and a fourfold increase in revenues over the last five years. In December last year, Sky Betting & Gaming became an independent company after its parent company Sky sold a majority share to CVC Capital Partners in a deal valuing the business at £800m. Leeds-based Employment Associate, Jenny Arrowsmith, with support from Employment Partner Glenn Hayes, led the pitch. Expert Opinion“This is a superb and exciting win for the Leeds office. We believe we can build an effective, trusting and long-lasting partnership with Sky Betting & Gaming and we’re confident we can deliver commercial and pragmatic support to assist them in achieving their future strategic goals.” Jenny Arrowsmith, Associate Gerry James, HR Director at Sky Betting & Gaming, said: “We were very impressed with Irwin Mitchell and the strong synergies that exist between our two businesses. They clearly understand the issues that we face and we feel very comfortable with working with them in the future.” Key contact Jenny Arrowsmith Associate +44 (0)771 866 8646 Email Jenny Press contact David Shirt BLS PR Manager 0161 838 3094 Email David Tags Services for Businesses Employment Jenny Arrowsmith Leeds Related articles 15.02.2017Cocoon Aims To Secure £2.5m For Latest Expansion Drive 14.02.2017Serious Fraud Office - The Big Funding Debate 14.02.2017Inflation Rises As UK Feels Effect Of Weak Pound Post-Brexit Vote 10.02.2017Today's Court Of Appeal Ruling To Have Impact on Uber And Other Firms In 'The Gig Economy' 09.02.2017Court Of Appeal Employment Ruling To Have Impact on 'Gig Economy'