Leeds agency wins legal brief after five-way pitch

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by David Prior

Blacks Solicitors LLP has appointed Leeds agency Brass to manage its public relations and implement a variety of dedicated PR campaigns through 2017.

Brass agency won the account after a competitive five-way pitch and will now look to position Blacks Solicitors as the best law firm in Yorkshire.

Blacks' Chris Allen, Beverley Reinemann and Asad Ali with Brass's Lucy Baird (front)

Chris Allen, managing partner at Blacks, said: “It’s great to have Brass on board. We were impressed with their innovative and forward-thinking ideas; their support will be instrumental in increasing our brand profile.”

Lucy Baird, PR account director of Brass, said: “It’s been a fantastic year for the Brass PR team and we’re delighted to be working with a law firm who aren’t scared of trying new things.

“We’re lucky to have a really talented and driven team who are full of great ideas, and we’re really looking forward to implementing some of these for Blacks in the coming months.”

Blacks Solicitors LLP is a 19-partner firm which specialises in corporate, commercial, sport, property and private client matters and recently won Best Law Firm (11 – 30 partners) at the Yorkshire Legal Awards.

Brass, which has 90 staff at its HQ in Headingley, also works with the likes of Haribo, Lil-Lets, Soreen and Kellogg’s.