Skip to main content

Pete Hackleton

Partner, Head of Sports & Entertainment Group , Working at Saffery LLP

Pete is head of the firm’s Sports & Entertainment Group and advises a range of corporate and individual clients. His major clients include both international and national governing bodies of sport, clubs, major venues, rights holders, other sports businesses and individuals. Pete now advises over 80 Premier League footballers on all aspects of their tax affairs.

He also provides tax advice to companies and individuals across the wider entertainment sector, including film, television, music and e-sports.

Pete spent over 10 years at Deloitte, initially as a general corporate tax specialist in Manchester before moving to London in 2005 to lead the tax side of Deloitte’s Sports Business Group, moving to Saffery Champness in 2011. In 2012 Pete was listed in the Accountancy Age Top 35 under 35, and in 2015 was voted into Taxation Magazine’s Top 40 under 40.

Pete regularly speaks at industry conferences about the key taxation issues in sport, as well as appearing in all forms of media. He is well known as a trusted adviser to major stakeholders across the sports industry


  • Telephone: 020 7841 4034
  • E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Pete Hackleton

Upcoming Events