Since the early 90s and through the professional activity of Maître Olivier MARTIN, MARTIN et ASSOCIES, strengthened by a team of lawyers specialized in Sports Law, has developed experience and skills that make it one of the leading firms in this sector in France.
MARTIN et ASSOCIES advises, assists and supports the development of professional clubs, sports groups, sports associations, professional, amateur and elite athletes, their business partners and sports agents.
The Sports Law Department of Cabinet MARTIN et ASSOCIES specializes in the following areas:
- Analysis, audits, negotiation and drafting of contracts for clubs, athletes, sports agents and/or economic partners involved in this sector of activity: professional sports contracts, transfer contracts (temporary or definitive transfers in France or abroad), agency contracts with sports agents, partnership or sponsorship contracts, regulated agreements, etc;
- Advice, assistance and/or representation of clubs, professional or amateur sportsmen and sportswomen, sports agents and, in general, all sports players before national (Federations or Leagues) or international (FIFA, UEFA, etc.) federal bodies and sports institutions (CNOSF, CAS) in regulatory and disciplinary proceedings;
- Advice, assistance and/or representation of clubs, professional or amateur sportsmen and sportswomen, sports agents and, in general, all players in the sporting world before the ordinary courts in judicial and/or administrative proceedings initiated by them or in which they are implicated;
- Advice, assistance and/or representation of clubs or professional athletes in disputes relating to the performance or termination of an employment contract before federal institutions and/or ordinary courts (Conseil de Prud’hommes, Cour d’Appel).
Maîtres Olivier MARTIN, Charles BRINGAND and Benjamin CHOMEL de VARAGNES, lawyers registered as sports agents with the LYON Bar Association, and Maître Lucas MARTIN, through their respective experience and training, have a wide range of expertise in this field.