London 26th August 2009– Mastertronic Group announced that it has entered an arrangement with top London legal firm Osborne Clarke from 1st of September 2009 under which Osborne Clarke will become the provider of legal services to the Mastertronic Group. As part of this arrangement, General Counsel at Mastertronic Group, Nav Sunner, will join Osborne Clarke as Co-Head of the Interactive Entertainment Group and will continue to work with Mastertronic as well as other clients. Nav will be dealing with legal issues relating to all aspects of the interactive sector with a particular focus on digital distribution and publishing.
Managing Director of Mastertronic Group, Andy Payne, commented, 'As we enter the digital distribution space alongside our retail business, it is clear that we will need to increase our resources to match the challenges of being in this space. I have worked with Nav for three years and he has been absolutely superb in every respect. By him joining up as a senior figure at Osborne Clarke, we get the best of both worlds– someone who knows our business inside out and a legal firm who will lead the way in digital distribution. It really is a win, win for all of us'.
Paul Gardner, Partner at Osborne Clarke added, 'I have known Nav for years and am delighted he is joining our Interactive Entertainment Group. His knowledge and experience of the industry and of digital distribution in particular will be a great asset to us and we are really looking forward to working with Mastertronic in this area.'
For more information contact Kirsty Payne at Mastertronic–
Mastertronic Group Ltd
1 Benjamin Street
Tel: 0845 234 4242