Partner, Head of Sports
Trevor delivers industry insight gained from over 20 years working within it not only as an advisor but as a former director and Chairman of a professional football team and from multiple diverse and high profile roles.
Trevor’s knowledge, contacts and expertise in sport are unrivalled. Trevor is also very responsive and his advice is practical and reasoned. Trevor is undoubtedly my go-to person for any sport related matter whether for acquisition, regulation, development or otherwise.
Jay Coppoletta - GC PEAK
Trevor is extremely well connected and this comes largely from the respect people have for him in the sports marketing industry. He is industrious, knowledgeable and extremely thorough in his approach. Trevor has a wide and successful background, combining his knowledge of law with his commercial instincts and experience. He has successfully provided clients with expert business advice as well as a solid understanding of legal issues and practicalities, He's also a really nice guy , someone you can trust and who will support you at all times.
Peter Gandolfi - Former Head of Sponsorship Nationwide
I was introduced to Trevor Watkins several years ago, to assist with legal representation in various sport endeavours in the UK and abroad. Having Pinsent Masons as our counsel has proven valuable in every aspect of our business. They are a full service firm which has helped our company succeed across the spectrum from establishing corporate entities and preparing agreements, to introducing us to contacts in our industry world wide which has enabled our business to grow.
Ray Hassey - CEO First Eleven Management
Mark specialises in patent litigation and other contentious IP disputes, which usually involve a cross-border angle.
Matthew is an experienced pensions lawyer and trusted adviser to household name schemes. He also leads the pensions group’s specialist bulk annuity team.
Iain leads Pinsent Masons' contentious intellectual property practice having prosecuted many of the UK’s most high profile pieces of IP litigation through the UK courts and then on to the Court of Justice of the European Union.