Fidal: serving stakeholders in the sports sector

The sports world, which has become a real economic market marked by high-pressure media exposure, is a rapidly changing sector. The stakeholders in this sector operate in a highly competitive playing field where they face complex challenges and legal issues.

Recognized as a legal practice area in its own right, sports law requires a multidisciplinary technical approach founded on cross-disciplinary expertise and team spirit. That is precisely the value added and solidity that Fidal can provide to its clients, whether they be clubs, federations, high-level athletes, organizers, equipment suppliers, sponsors or local authorities.

Through a cross-functional approach and specialists in each legal field, our expertise encompasses national and international taxation, social legislation as applied to sports activities, contract drafting, intellectual property, competition law, relations with local authorities, mediation and litigation.

We provide you with concrete and workable solutions.

Olympic Games 2024 and major sporting events

Olympic Games 2024, Rugby World Cup 2023, FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: France willbe hosting the biggest sporting events in the coming years. People coming from throughout the world; these are sources of investment, transformation, development and job creation. However, in order to comply with the commitments made to host these major sporting events, entire parts of our law must be amended. We advise all stakeholders in the sports sector deal with these new constraints and risks. We provide both advisory and litigation services in all jurisdictions concerned. Fidal Sport's teams have long been recognized for their know-how and expertise in environmental matters, urban planning and public law, construction and housing, employment and tax law, trademark and intellectual property law, international law and arbitration... Our ambition is to work closely with our clients to devise strategies to win new markets and seize opportunities in the long term…

News and events

July 01, 2019

The American legal journal “Best Lawyers” has just announced its list of best French lawyers recognized by their peers.

May 15, 2019

The decree of 20 April 2019 officially registered the birth of the national sports agency.

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