A leading Gwent law firm has announced its backing for Newport’s sixth annual food festival.

Everett Tomlin Lloyd and Pratt Solicitors, which has offices in Newport, Pontypool and Usk, is a supporting sponsor of the increasingly popular foodie event.

The Tiny Rebel Newport Food and Drink Festival 2016, takes place on Saturday, October 1.

Organisers say it’s thanks to the support from local businesses such Everett Tomlin Lloyd and Pratt Solicitors that this year’s festival promises to be the best on record.

Kirsten Tuck, partner, Everett Tomlin Lloyd and Pratt Solicitors, said: “As a local law firm with a long history of representing the people and businesses of south east Wales we are delighted to be a sponsor of the Tiny Rebel Newport Food festival 2016.

“We already represent a number of local food producers and restaurants in relation to all aspects of their businesses, and this, together with our love of good local food and drink, meant that sponsorship of this event was an easy choice.”

Kirsten said: “It is important that we all support initiatives which help the regeneration of the areas we work and live in and we now look forward to being part of this successful event.”

ETLP is a solicitors practice which has represented businesses and individuals in South Wales for more than 200 years.

The practice has more than 40 staff in offices based in Newport, Pontypool and Usk. The practice represents numerous local farmers, restaurants, retailers and businesses in the leisure sector and has specialist departments offering a full range of legal services including commercial property, agricultural, employment, conveyancing, business services, wills probate and tax planning, family, litigation and personal injury.

The Tiny Rebel Newport Food and Drink Festival will host some 80 stalls, as well as see the return of the popular Teenchef competition and expert chef demonstrations.

The main activities will centre on High Street, Newport. The areas in and around Newport Indoor Market will again have a local focus.