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Burness Paull Advises Standard Life Group On Andy Murray Partnership

The Burness Paull (Scotland) commercial team has advised Standard Life on their exclusive three-year partnership with Andy Murray. This high profile new sponsorship will see Murray represent Standard Life Group at all major tournaments, starting from 23 June 2014, the first day of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships.


David Goodbrand, head of commercial at Burness Paull said: "We are delighted to have supported Standard Life in concluding its agreement with one of the country's biggest sporting stars. It is a hugely exciting project to have been part of. Standard Life started off in Scotland and now operates on a global stage, and this is of course also true of Murray.

I wish Standard Life all the best for a successful partnership, and of course wish Andy lots of luck in his upcoming tournaments!"

The Burness Paull commercial team advises clients on a range of commercial matters, including: outsourcing arrangements, service agreements, collaboration and joint ventures; sponsorship; agency and distribution and franchising.

In recent years they have advised clients on a series of high profile sponsorships/contracts relating to the Ryder Cup, the Commonwealth Games, the Scottish Open, tennis events, elite cycling teams and a host of successful Olympic medal winning athletes.