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Sport, Belgium

We understand the sport sector in Belgium

The last decades sport has become more important in our economy. The legal issues that are at stake in the sport sector are multiple and often complex, as different interests of stakeholders are involved (such as the sporting clubs and teams, individual sportsmen, sponsors, media companies, governmental organizations, international governing bodies, event organisers, sports betting companies, investors,…).

We can provide legal services locally and across our globalinternational offices on all legal aspects in the sport sector. We have built expertise in the legal issues of management and exploitation rights relating to the rights and to the personality of sportsmen (such as their names and image), branding and sponsoring, broadcasting sports events, and other commercial, corporate, governmental and regulatory aspects pertaining to the sport sector.

Experienced sport lawyers

Our involvement with many of sports federations and organizations and extensive experience in handling a broad variety of sports law cases for our clients ranging from governing bodies to individual participants enable us to provide all the assistance you need.

Eversheds Sutherland’s sport law team has developed a comprehensive understanding of the market, its economics and legal issues. With a practical, cost-effective approach to the professional sport industry, we provide effective solutions and advice tailored to your sport business.

Contact our legal team

Providing great legal advice is a given for us. We take a business partnership approach, helping you to develop strategies for success, turn threats into opportunities, future-proof your business and stay ahead of the game.

If you would like any further information or need advice on sport law, please contact our legal team.