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Legal Services & Expertise

Globalisation in sports leads to new legal challenges coming from different angles, and more disputes arise between the stakeholders since the business conditions become increasingly complex.

To minimise the risks to which you can be exposed – both locally and internationally – it's important to rely on highly qualified legal counsels, combined with fresh thinking and cost efficiency.

The team of sports lawyers at monteneri sports law has years of experience successfully aligning with the needs of our clients and delivering the results in the international sporting world.


Main areas of service

Our sports and football-related legal services can be broken down into two main areas: legal advice and dispute resolution.

  • General legal advice in any sports-related matter
  • Drafting of contracts in the field of labour law, transfer of players, image rights, agents’ activity, sponsoring and marketing
  • Drafting of expert opinions
  • Drafting of statutes and regulations for federations and advising on good governance matters
  • Legal assistance in doping-related matters including the representation of athletes before the anti-doping bodies of national and international sports federations and the Court of Arbitration for Sport

We represent our clients before any Swiss court, including the Swiss Supreme Court as well as in arbitration procedures and before various sports bodies such as:

  • Court of Arbitration for Sport (TAS/CAS)
  • FIFA Player's Status Committee and Dispute Resolution Chamber
  • FIFA Disciplinary Committee
  • FIFA Ethics Committee
  • UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body
  • Ad hoc arbitration tribunals


Need legal assistance? We can help

Please contact us if you require professional legal assistance in a football or other sports-related matter.