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Watkins joins City as counsel

City Football Group hires Christopher Watkins from Allen & Overy

City Football Group has appointed Christopher Watkins as a legal counsel.

City Football Group majority owns Manchester City FC in the Premier League, New York City Football Club in the MLS and Melbourne City FC of the A-League.

Watkins joins from the law firm Allen & Overy where he was an associate in the leveraged finance team.

His addition to the City Football Group legal team follows that of Rachel Forbes, formerly a solicitor at Pinsent Masons and legal counsel at Ineco Group, who joined earlier this month.

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