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Sports in all its kinds is a multi-dimensional phenomenon with a very high impact onto our whole society. As diverse as sports in all its facets is the respective field of law that includes among others the following areas:

  • Law of Associations – Law of Federations
  • Law on Articles
  • Sets of Rules for forms of sport and federations
  • Tax Law in cooperation with our cooperation partners specialized in associations‘ fiscal problems, particularly public utility, foundations and tax exemption
  • Insurance Law
  • Counseling and guidance of association boards, coaches, referees and sponsors, including contract drafting and the legal planning of sporting events and particularly major sporting events
  • Counseling regarding the organization of association’s general meetings
  • Conciliation for meetings of members
  • Sports agency agreements
  • Sponsors‘ agreements
  • Media and sports, including the marketing of sporting events in all kind of media
  • Legal advising on internet platforms with the focus on „sports“, including the marketing of sports equipment and sporting events
  • Liability Law, also regarding sports injuries, including of the active athletes and also of spectators
  • Legal counseling of fan communities and promoting associations
  • Comprehensive guidance to and counseling of associations, federations, professional athletes and their advisors, particularly in the following forms of sport
    • soccer
    • handball
    • tennis
    • golf
    • motor sports with the exception of formula 1
    • volleyball
    • ice hockey
    • cycling and
    • track and field sports
  • employment contracts for coaches and professional athletes
  • working permissions and residence permits
  • Law of professional associations and Pension Law for professional athletes
  • Medical Law
  • Doping in all its aspects of civil law and criminal law, including the development and surveillance of anti doping rules
  • Counseling and representation in sports tribunal procedures, arbitration and conciliation proceedings

Just like in all the other specialty areas of law that we have expertise in we do also strive for excellent integrated and complete counseling in the field of sports law, based on experience and know-how that has developed in several decades.
All our partners and employees are active athletes – some of them even high-performance athletes – with great personal experience in the active participation in associations, federations, youth athletics and sponsor relations.

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