Trevor Watkins

Trevor Watkins is the head of Pinsent Masons’ Sports Sector and regarded as one of the leading advisers to the sports industry, “…a superb lawyer who has handled some truly cutting edge work” (Chambers Legal Directory).

Recognised by Sport Business International as one of the World’s top 20 sports lawyers, he also has substantial practical experience of the sector.

Known for his extensive experience, he is regarded as a “go to” advisor, a reputation built on his leading the rescue of AFC Bournemouth, time as Chairman of the club, election to the Football League board and subsequent founding of Supporters Direct.

Trevor is Sported’s governance lead on the Nominations and Governance Committee and is also Welfare and Safeguarding lead Trustee.