A Multidisciplinary Vision
SPORTS

Sports law is both a specific branch of the law and one that touches on all other areas of the law.

With specialised lawyers in various related practices as well as specialised sports lawyers with extensive experience in this area, PLMJ provides not only a multidisciplinary and cohesive approach but also one that is tailored to the legal issues specific to sports issues and to sportsmen and women.

PLMJ’s Portuguese and international clients include wide range of people in sports, including athletes, trainers, businesspeople, clubs, federations, professional leagues and unions.

The advice and support we provide in sports law includes:

  • Drafting and negotiating of contracts (sports employment contracts, representation contracts and career management services agreements, sponsorship contracts, contracts granting the use of image rights and others)
  • Drafting of institutional regulations/constitutions
  • Arbitration of sports disputes
  • Litigation in the federations’ judicial institutions and in courts in Portugal and abroad
  • Preparation of legal opinions