Sports Law

Schelstraete International Law Firm is active in the niche of Sports Law; which is a combination of laws that apply to both athletes and the sports they play. It includes contract, tort, agency, antitrust, labor, trademark, sex discrimination, and tax issues.


  • We offer our extensive legal services to national & international clients involved in all kinds of sports before Sporting, Arbitration and Judicial organs, in particular:
    • Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS)
    • National and International Federations of Sport Authorities


  • We assist clients on all contacting in sports and we are well experienced in:
    • Sponsor contracts
    • Labor contracts
    • Agreements with managers, agents and media bureaus


  • We offer our legal support to National & International Sports Federations, National Olympic Committees, Sports Clubs, etc. in terms of representation and/or negotiation
  • We also implement anti-doping rules that are required by the World Anti-Doping Agency


  • We represent our clients and assist them before anti-doping organizations like the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS)

Tax & VAT Issues concerning cross-border transactions

  • We offer our assistance to those who wish to relocate internationally
  • We perform financial and tax planning for athletes
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