Zafo Law specialises in Sports Law in Spain
Scandinavian sportsmen concluding a contract with clubs in Spain shall be aware that in Spain sport is a very big business and because of that much more regulated than in the Scandinavian countries.
Spanish law within Sports
The Spanish sportslaw and the law regulating the special employment relation for professional sportsmen are examples of true legal regulation within sports. The Spanish, ´Ley del Deporte´, is the general sportslaw regulating the organization of Spanish sport. As an example it establish the higher sports council, ´El Consejo Superior de Deportes´ as well as general regulations for sports associations, federations, clubs, professional leagues etc.
Law regulating the special employment relation of professional sportsmen
Especially the law the special employment relation for professional sportsmen has an important impact on any employment relation between Club and Player. This law contains provision regarding transferpayment clauses, contract period, the Players´ part of transfer amount etc.
Zafo Law assists professional sportsmen within a wide scope of sports law areas: