Richard Posner is a partner at a large East Midlands firm of solicitors, with offices in Nottingham, Derby and Mansfield. He has experience of a large community project as chair of trustees of Notts County Football in the Community. That is the charity associated with Notts County football club which undertakes a wide range of projects throughout the city and county. These include the Portland Leisure Centre in the Meadows which has been taken over from Nottingham City Council. The charity’s projects now have an annual value in the region of £1m.