Marketing body gets legal backing

A York law firm will act as solicitors for the city’s new marketing and investment body.

Make it York is tasked with helping to improve the economic well-being of the city, and brings together the previous work of Visit York, Science City York (SCY) and the local inward investment and events teams.

Peter Kay, Senior Director at Ware & Kay Solicitors said ‘We are delighted that we have been chosen to act for Make it York, which has an overarching remit to market the city and its surroundings as an exciting place to live, visit, study and do business. There are so many businesses across a range of sectors where growth can be stimulated and we look forward to working with Make it York in order to address the challenges”.

Steve Brown, Managing Director of Make It York, said, ‘The best interests of York will always be at the heart of what we do.  Ultimately our aim is to enable our city and its surroundings to develop as a world-class vibrant and attractive destination to live, visit, study and do business. ”

Make it York will benefit from a broad range of expertise, including corporate, commercial and employment teams and an extensive litigation and dispute resolution capability in addition to other comprehensive legal services.