The Firm stands out for its sports law team, headed by Santiago Nebot, who has been General Counsel at the Spanish Football Players Union, and by José Páez, a former FIFA legal counsel.

Santiago and José have wide experience in contractual, regulatory and litigation matters in the sports sector. Amongst the Firm’s clients there are athletes, agents/intermediaries, sports clubs and federations.

Likewise, Joaquín Maiques, who is outside legal counsel to the Spanish Football Players Union and an expert in entertainment law, regularly advises music promoters on their activity in the entertainment industry, especially on the organization of public events.

Sports Law

Contracts and regulatory issues, disputes before federative bodies and TAS

Entertainment Law

Contracts of representation, organization of shows and recreational activities, audiovisual rights


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