RFU scoops Farrer’s head of sport as new legal chief

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has taken Farrer & Co‘s top sports lawyer to be its new head of legal.
Karena Vleck will be replaced as head of the sports group at Farrer by senior partner Robert Clinton.
Vleck will be head of legal and company secretary at the RFU.
Clinton is an active member of the firm’s 16-lawyer sports group, acting for clients including the New Zealand Rugby Football Union, otherwise known as the All Blacks.