In brief: From Leeds United kop to boardroom

Peter McCormick of Leeds-based firm McCormicks has been appointed to the board of Leeds United Football Club, as non-executive director of Leeds United Holdings. McCormick said: “I have followed the Club since I was a small boy. I have enjoyed doing the legal work and it is a very proud moment for me to complete the journey from the kop to the boardroom.” Club chair Leslie Silver said: “Peter has been associated with us for several years as legal adviser and his appointment is the direct result of the effective and valid contribution that he has made.”