Under the direction of Jean-Baptiste Guillot, recognized expert in this field, the team ofLawyers in Sports and Esport Law advises companies, professional sports groups, sports federations, professional sports leagues and unions, athletes, organizers of sports competitions, sponsors and sports agents in the context of their economic, financial and strategic development. We are one of the best law firms in sports / esports law.

Depending on the legal issues raised by its French or international clients of thesports industry, Sports Law and Esport lawyers meet their needs by relying as necessary on the expertise of the other departments of the firm (social, tax, intellectual property, etc.).

The Sports Law team also supports and supervises the legal development esport and its players.

  • Lobbying / outreach to public authorities
  • Legal and financial structuring tailored to sports groups
  • Naming contracts and financing, construction, renovation and operation of sports facilities
  • Protection of the intellectual property rights of sports companies and athletes, image rights
  • Assistance to esports players (contracts for professional players, team managers, etc., obtaining the necessary approvals, organizing tournaments and esports competitions)
  • Sponsorship contracts and athletes’ advertising contracts
  • Audio-visual rights
  • Defence before committees (especially disciplinary committees) of federations, national and international professional leagues, the French Olympic and Sporting Committee (CNOSF),etc.
  • Assisting professional football and rugby clubs in drafting their contracts (professional players, sports agents, other professional clubs and bodies) and in pre-litigation and litigation situations relating to the performance, interpretation or termination of these contracts.
  • French law assistance to a UK digital sports media group, in particular on M&A and corporate matters  
  • Ongoing legal assistance to a sports federation, including in relation to legislative reforms and lobbying of public authorities and decision-makers
  • Advising professional rugby and football clubs and their chairmen

2023 | Sports law:  Cabinet selected by the list of the best law firms carried out by Le Point



Ranking 2019 - Sport and Leisure - Tier 2 : Jean-Baptiste Guillot


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Ranking 2023 - Media & Entertainment - Sports Law

Highly recognized: Jean-Baptiste Guillot 

Ranking 2022 - Media & Entertainment - Online games and betting

Highly recognized: Jean-Baptiste Guillot 


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Sports law: recognized each year since 2012 , including in 2023 Jean-Baptiste Guillot

2015-2016: sports law: lawyer of the year for France: Jean-Baptiste Guillot