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Law Firm Sponsors UK's Most Successful Wheelchair Rugby Club

Irwin Mitchell Provide Support For LWRC’s 2013/14 Season


By Helen MacGregor

The London Office of National law firm Irwin Mitchell will be providing sponsorship for the London Wheelchair Rugby Club (LWRC), the UK’s most successful wheelchair rugby club, for their forthcoming 2013/14 season.

London’s only Wheelchair Rugby Club, based in Stanmore, caters for adults and children 16 years and over with a spinal cord injury or physical disability/upper limb disability.

This fantastic sport is the only full contact wheelchair sport out of 14 Paralympics sports. The highly successful team contains many of the London 2012 Paralympics team and are current premiership wheelchair rugby club champions, national league champions and 4 times European club champions.
As part of the sponsorship Irwin Mitchell will be providing the team with this season’s kit, helping fund wheelchair mechanics and transport costs.

Irwin Mitchell has helped thousands of seriously injured people with their rehabilitation and making sure they receive the best possible care and outcome for their future.

Rebecca Cherry, an expert personal injury lawyer at Irwin Mitchell who works with people who have suffered serious spinal injuries, said: “We are proud to be sponsoring the most successful UK Wheelchair Rugby team. They offer fantastic opportunities and support to both adults and children with a spinal cord injury or physical disability.

"There are options available for individuals who have suffered serious injuries to get involved with sport and this team truly showcases what you can achieve. Members of this team and organisation are a true inspiration to us all and we are looking forward to sponsoring and supporting this team over the coming season."

Nathalie Mcgloin, PR Officer for LWRC commented about the partnership: "I have a long standing relationship with the personal injury team at Irwin Mitchell and it was only natural that we approached them first to see if they would be interested. Their reputation for supporting individuals who have suffered from a serious injury is truly remarkable and we are delighted with the sponsorship deal.

"Our team requires funding and support from businesses such as Irwin Mitchell to be able to continue to provide the support and service we do. For us to continue to be champions and play at the level we do, the support we receive is crucial to our Success."