July 21, 2022

Why we’re delighted to boost a teenage footballer’s goals

Jones Myers’ latest project to give back to our local communities sees us helping to further the career aspirations of a tenacious 16-year-old footballer.  

Georgia Sutcliffe, daughter of our Senior Family Law Executive, Anna Sutcliffe, has clinched a coveted team position with York City Ladies FC for the next two years after overcoming tough challenges.  

The team competes in the FA Women’s National League Division One North – the fourth tier in the women’s football system following a recent promotion.

Georgia’s achievement is even more laudable after she sustained a serious knee injury in 2020. The injury required an anterior cruciate ligament operation and significant rehabilitation which prevented her playing for 12 months.

Said Anna: “Georgia has been fanatical about football since she was two. Her injury was the worst that football players can suffer and we’re buzzing with her prestigious appointment.

“Jones Myers has previously provided Georgia’s kit during her involvement with York City FC Foundation Regional Talent Club which was key to developing her potential.

“The firm’s latest backing with strip and additional support at such a formative period is very much appreciated. I feel very lucky that they are helping to shape Georgia’s future dreams and plans while she continues her sixth form studies.”

Andrew Fox, Jones Myers’ Partner and Director, added: “Our practice’s long-standing ethos has been to support community projects and it is our pleasure to back Georgia as she embarks on this exciting new venture with York City Ladies FC.  

“We wish her every success as she goes from strength to strength as a talented player.”    

Supporting Georgia is among the initiatives in Jones Myers’ new and expanded community relations programme entitled ‘Family Lawyers making Charitable Changes’.

The pro-bono venture, which is being launched this autumn, will involve the firm’s 22-strong team across offices in Leeds, Harrogate and York conducting diverse activities with charities of their choice.   

Employees will be involved in projects which will harness their wide-ranging skills to improve the quality of life for their respective charities’ recipients.

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