Our firm has a team of lawyers that are experts in providing legal advice to the sports sector as a whole: clubs, sports federations, leagues and elite professional athletes.

BDO Abogados offers legal services on subjects such as: acquisitions of sports organisations; implementation of compliance systems; preparation of legal documents such as contracts of employment, sponsorship agreements, agency agreements; drawing up all kinds of corporate documents for the management of sports organisations; exploitation of image rights; intellectual property; legal advice on the introduction of new technologies; etc.

Our services cover the following activities:

  • Advice on compliance:
  • Advice and design of criminal compliance systems for each sports organisation.
  • Specifications, requirements and rules for national and international federations and professional leagues.
  • Contracts: exploitation of image rights; sponsorship agreements, trademark licensing agreements; advertising agreements; merchandising agreements; agency agreements.
  • Intellectual Property: registration of trademarks, data protection, etc.
  • Employment Law in the sports sector: contracts for athletes; preparing manuals and/or codes of ethics; disciplinary procedures; termination of contracts; jurisdictional proceedings before the competent national and international courts.
  • eSports: consolidated experience in the sector in relation to legal, tax, employment, contractual and commercial aspects.