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 advise managers/consultants, agents, athletes and corporates in the field of sponsorship/marketing. In Germany, sport is a serious business, our legal support is no exception. We are aware of the high requirements and we seek to provide our clients holistic and proactive service.

              Transfer agreements, IP-related contracts, marketing agreements, service & employment agreements as well as investors and financing agreements are core areas of our activities.

              Our team, which specialises in dispute resolution, advises on all contractual disputes in court, in arbitration proceedings or out of court. In addition, we provide strategic dispute advice in relation to disputes and assist with settlements or mediation.

              DWF offers sports law expertise in all international offices. Our lawyers work together globally, across borders/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

              Dr. Mathias Reif

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