Exeter Solicitor Joins Cycling Elite
An Exeter-based corporate lawyer and category 1 road cyclist has been selected for the 2014 British Cycling National Road Championships competing against the likes of Team Sky and Sir Bradley Wiggins .
Andrew Feather, a specialist in corporate mergers and acquisitions with Michelmores LLP, will compete for team Bikeshed – UEX in the 117 mile Championship Road Race on Sunday, June 29 taking place around Monmouthshire in Wales. The event, which will be screened live on Eurosport and includes 160 elite cyclists from around the UK, many of whom will be competing in the forthcoming Tour de France.
29 year-old Andrew, who is also a qualified tennis coach and former county cricketer, said: “this is a fantastic opportunity of competing with some of the world’s best and will be a great test of my ability, fitness and endurance.”
Michelmores' partner Charles Maunder added:
“This really is a very special achievement and we all join in congratulating Andrew on reaching the height of cycling competition. It clearly demonstrates that you can be a lawyer at Michelmores and still compete at sport at the highest level.”