“The seven-lawyer sports team at this prestigious full-service firm has a solid market reputation, especially for sports-related corporate advice.” (Chambers Europe)


Uría Menéndez provides specialist advice on sports law, including the associated commercial, tax, labour and administrative aspects of sporting activities. We offer general advice to clubs, sports companies, federations, leagues and sportsmen and women, as well as legal representation before the ordinary courts and courts of arbitration: the Spanish Court of Arbitration for Sport and the international Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). We also advise sponsors, organisers of sporting events, and the holders and users of rights related to sporting events.

Our international presence and experience means that we are regularly involved in cross-border transactions that are becoming more common and increasingly complex.

  • Regulations applicable to sports companies and clubs
  • Contracts, loans and transfers of sportspersons
  • Image, broadcasting and sponsorship rights
  • Tax
  • Doping
  • Proceedings before national and international sports governing bodies