Sports Law and Entertainment

The Law Firm of Majed Garoub is one of the leading law firms in operating a devoted sports law practice. Our team of Sports Law & Entertainment lawyers provide a wide range of legal services throughout the Middle East region, covering all areas relevant to the sports industry.

Our Sports Law and Entertainment practice consists of qualified and experienced lawyers who have the ability to provide specialized sports law advice to national governing bodies and athletes, public agencies, sports rights-holders, international federations and event management companies. We advise on brand protection and exploitation, sport, team, player and event sponsorship, broadcast agreements and sports event and venue management. We advise on stakeholder integration, including in relation to the following:
• Player contracts
• Relations with teams
• Sports clubs
• Player associations and governing bodies
• Disciplinary issues

Moreover we advise on Alternative Dispute Resolution representing sporting bodies, players and other sports related clients before the national sports dispute resolution bodies including; the Disciplinary and the Appeal Committees as well as the international sports dispute resolution bodies such as the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber and the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

The firm’s founder, Mr. Majed Garoub, is a renowned sports law expert in Saudi Arabia. He is a member of the Legal Committee at FIFA, and has served for many years as Chairman of both the Legal Committee and the Disciplinary Committee at the Saudi Arabian Football Federation. Our association with the International Association of Sports Law comes as a step towards expanding the reach of our services to more international clients.