Sports law is one of the most unique practice areas in our firm. Our profound knowledge and experience in this specific field sets WALLESS apart on the Baltic legal market. While representing our clients we have dealt with projects involving various sports disciplines, including, also some of the biggest names in Europe.
We provide various services for sports federations, clubs, leagues and athletes. We have vast experience in sports litigation. We represent clients in various local and international sports dispute resolution bodies, including the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber (DRC), FIFA Players’ Status Committee (PSC), UEFA disciplinary and appeals bodies, Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT), EHF Court of Arbitration (ECA) and the ordinary and appeals divisions of the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS). We help to enforce decisions through various disciplinary bodies and in accordance with the New York Convention.
In addition, we advise companies, local municipalities, sponsors and individuals as well as sports clubs and teams, governing and regulatory bodies in a full range of matters, including a variety of commercial matters, including sponsorship, branding, IP, data protection and events planning, regulatory and anti-trust matters, reputation management as well as real estate transactions (including development of sports facilities) and financing.