Mastertronic hires legal team

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Mastertronic Group has signed Osborne Clarke as its provider of legal services.

As part of the arrangement, general counsel at Mastertronic Group Nav Sunner joins Osborne Clarke as co-head of its interactive entertainment group.

He will continue to work with Mastertronic as well as other clients, with a particular focus on digital distribution and publishing.

MD of Mastertronic Group Andy Payne said: As we enter the digital distribution sector 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 that 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.”