Sport law

The Firm’s sports law team has broad professional experience both at national and at international level.

We advise a wide range of stakeholders in the sports industry: sport federations, sports clubs and, agents/intermediaries and athletes on general law matters (with the adaptation required by the specificities of sport) as well as on disciplinary proceedings, national and international federation regulations, media and broadcasting rights, image rights and anti-doping regulations.

The members of the sports law team of Nebot & Páez often attend national and international congresses on sports law and also participate as speakers. The members of our sports law team lecture and collaborate in workshops, training sessions, Master Degrees and specialization courses on sports law, besides contributing to various publications and other media on the topic of sports law.


Santiago Nebot RodriguezJoaquín Maiques CalduchJosé Carlos Paez


Last news

On June 11th, our partner, José Páez, participated as panellist in the webinar on sports law arbitration organized by Instituto Peruano de Arbitraje


2021/06/11|0 Comments

Access the presentation on the options available to parties to a CAS arbitration following the notification of the award (in Spanish) HERE.

Clubs will be able to resort to collective dismissals for the termination of footballers’ contracts


2021/05/25|0 Comments

Clubs seeking to avail themselves of this possibility may try to rely on the financial losses incurred in the last two seasons. Players under contract may be included in said collective dismissals. For a dismissal [...]

The Supreme Court upholds the ruling that obliges Real Madrid to pay compensation to a former player


2021/05/15|0 Comments

The club must pay 1.56 million euros to Francisco Manuel Tena, a former member of Real Madrid B team, whose contract was terminated without compensation. Around 95% of the compensation granted was intended to make [...]

Football Stakeholders Committee agrees on key principles pertaining to the third reform package


2021/05/14|0 Comments

International transfer of minors Squad sizes (loans) Registration periods (transfer windows) Financial regulation Other regulatory matters Read the publication HERE 

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