<1R>As an Official Sponsor, Norton Rose Group receive significant branding at the Twickenham Stoop Stadium, an enhanced hospitality package as well as the naming rights to a Touch Rugby Tournament, an innovative event for City institutions with an interest in rugby, which will be hosted by Harlequins within the City of London in 2008.
Norton Rose Group has over 1000 lawyers and offers a full business law service operating from offices across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The Group is recognised for its strength in corporate finance, financial institutions, energy and infrastructure, transport, and technology.
Laura Oakes, Sponsorship Manager of Harlequins commented: 'Norton Rose Group have supported Harlequins for many years and we are delighted that this relationship has continued to grow with the signing of this new, two-year agreement.'
Peter Martyr, Chief Executive of Norton Rose LLP said: 'We have been keen supporters of Harlequins for a long time and we are delighted to be taking our support one step further as one of the Club's Official Sponsors. We look forward to sponsoring the team in what looks like being a very exciting season for the Quins, not least because of their involvement in the Heineken Cup.'
Harlequins fan Ed Atkin won the Etihad Airways 'Up and Under' competition at the Northampton Saints game. As a result, he and a friend have won a holiday to Abu Dhabi courtesy of Etihad Airways and the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority.