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Sports law


CMS von Erlach Partners Ltd has a long and rich experience in sports law. We are recognised as one of the leading law firms in Switzerland in this field. Our team members include former participants in the Olympic Games, an arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration for Sport and a president of a sports federation. Our clients consist of sports federations, broadcasters, event organizers, clubs, players, athletes and sports agents. In addition to our local expertise, our clients benefit from our unique ability to act internationally with our presence in over 40 countries.

Our sports law specialists are particularly active in the following areas

  • Regulatory and disciplinary disputes
  • Arbitration proceedings, in particular before the Court of Arbitration for Sport
  • Court proceedings
  • Contract law
  • Employment law
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Sports infrastructure
  • Protection of personality rights
  • Sponsoring and merchandising
  • Wealth, tax and inheritance planning
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