The arena of sports law exists as a new commercial field which is experiencing economic growth. The economic power generated by professional sports, as well as the unique rules in this area have created the need for the discipline of sports-related law. The most significant characteristic of sports law as an independent law discipline is that it is global. In this context, Erdem & Erdem offers services in dispute resolution and consultancy concerning sports law to its clients.
Our experts in the sports law field represent parties before national and international sporting judicial authorities for the resolution of all legal disputes. These are primarily comprised of financial and disciplinary disputes arising between athletes, coaches, agents, sports clubs, federations, and federation unions.
In addition, our dispute resolution attorney team represents clients in ordinary arbitration matters and appeal cases before the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS), which is located in Lausanne.
Erdem & Erdem provides consultancy services concerning processes related to the incorporation of sports clubs. These services include the preparation of contracts with respect to all types of broadcasting, sponsorship, advertising, and ticketing, as well as the preparation of contracts, such asplayer’s contracts, intermediary agreements, and transfer agreements, signed between athletes, coaches, agents and sports clubs. Erdem & Erdem also provides legal consultancy to its clients on legislation and practices established by national and international sports federations and sports authorities.
Additionally, Erdem & Erdem provides consultancy services on issues related to the internal workings of sports clubs. This can include the preparation of board resolutions and general assemblies and the drafting and editing of contracts. Our team also provides legal services on other subjects related to sports law, including the protection of the rights of athletes and sports clubs within the scope of attacks on their rights that are produced in visual and printed media.