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The Firm has the most recognized team of sports law experts in Ukraine and represents athletic clubs and athletes, national and international sport entities, including associations and federations, athletes' unions and commercial entities.

The Firm acted as a representative of UEFA during UEFA EURO 2012 in Ukraine, as well as provided legal support to sportsmen and National Olympic Committees during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games. One of the Firm’s partners Markiyan Kliuchkovskyi has been recognized as “the leading local specialist on sports law (indeed, about the only one)” by GAR 100. Mr. Kliuchkovskyi is also Vice-President of the Ukrainian Premiere League – a top-tier Ukrainian football league.

Featured services:
  • representing athletes, sport clubs and organizations in disputes under the rules of the leading international sport bodies such as CAS, FIFA, and FIBA;
  • representing athletes in contract negotiations, labour disputes and transfers;
  • representing athletes in disciplinary proceedings involving issues of eligibility, disciplinary sanctions and match-fixing allegations;
  • representing athletes in doping related cases;
  • advising athletes, sport clubs and international organizations on intellectual property law, including the use and protection of image rights, trademarks, and licensing;
  • advising athletes and sport entities on tax law and tax structuring;
  • providing comprehensive legal services in sport-related activities, including marketing, sponsorship, investment (including sale and purchase of sports clubs), stadium construction,and infrastructure.