Sports and Entertainment law

ECIJA was one of the first Spanish law firms to commit to entertainment and sports law by launching a specific department dedicated to this area on the occasion of the celebration of the 1999 World Championships in Athletics. Since then we have offered advice on all international sports events organised in Spain.

“’Media Pioneer’ Hugo Écija is a name synonymous with Spanish Media Law”

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The most noteworthy amongst the services we offer our clients are as follows:

  • Comprehensive legal advice on the organisation and holding of sports events in Spain for events organisers and promoters, sports rights-holders or national and international federations.
  • Drafting and negotiation of contractswithin the field of sports (sponsorship, licensing and merchandising, of the site, of the rental and/or use of sports facilities, of agency and/or representation, regarding employment, transfer of athletes’ image rights or television broadcasting rights, use of commercial sports rights).
  • Legal and tax advicefor sports entities and associations, as well as athletes within the scope of the national or autonomous region’s legislation.
  • Protection of the intellectual property rightsof sports events, athletes or agencies.
  • Advice in the management of the portfolio of insurance policies within the field of sports (athlete licenses, injury insurance, sports event cancellation insurance).
  • Legal defence and representationfor athletes, sports entities and companies before sports jurisdiction bodies as well as sports arbitration tribunals.

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thumb Thursday, 16 February, 2017

Antena 3 News – Debt of Football Clubs

ECIJA in the media

Javier López, partner at ECIJA, talks to Antena 3 about the decision of the Court of Auditors to control the debt of the First and Second Division teams with the Treasury and Social Security.

Sunday, 28 August, 2016

Roundtable: Sports and the Entrepreneurs Act


Next Thursday October 5, Raul Rojas, partner at ECIJA, will participate in the round table “Sports and the Entrepreneurs Act“, organized by the Economic Forum of Tres Cantos, with the collaboration of the Tres Cantos Foundation for Sport. We will analyze the implications and labor issues that the Entrepreneurs Act has on sportsclubs. Subsequently, there will be […]

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