Our Sports team advises clients on the full range of sports-related law. We draft and negotiate contracts representing agents, investors, service providers, players and clubs. In addition, we support all kinds of sport-related disputes.

              To find out more about our global sector expertise please visit our global site

              We predominantly work for managers, agents and athletes but also for corporates in the field of sponsoring/marketing.  In Germany, we take sports quite seriously, and our legal support is no exception. We understand the high demands and we seek to provide our clients holistic and proactive support.

              Transfer agreements, IP related contracts, marketing agreements, service & employment agreements as well as Investor and financing agreements are core of what we do.

              Our specialized Dispute Resolution team tackles all kind of contractual disputes, in court, arbitration or out of court. We provide strategic dispute advice as well as settlement and mediation support.

              DWF has Sports Law competence in its international offices and the team works globally hand in hand throughout jurisdictions and languages.

              "Clear and pragmatic guidance, always smart but consequent and firm in the matter. DWF – well staffed on all positions." 
              Mondial Soccer Management GmbH – CEO Eser

              "...esp in track and field and triathlon a considerable base of clients established...” 
              JUVE Handbook about Dr Paul Lambertz

              Dr. Mathias Reif

              • Partner // Executive Partner (Cologne) // Head of Corporate & M&A (Germany) // Global Head of DWF Israel Desk