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Sports law

The law firm «YUST» can rightly be considered the ancestor of the sports law in Russia. Specialists of the company the first in the country to start and successfully continue to defend the interests of the athletes, coaches, clubs, agents in sports courts, provide them with legal assistance in drafting employment contracts, Agency contracts and other relevant contracts, advice on legal issues.

The firm has positive experience of representing clients ' interests in judicial bodies of national sports federations (Chamber of RFU disputes resolution and the RFU Committee players ' status), and in international bodies (Chamber of FIFA dispute resolution and the court of arbitration for Sport in Lausanne (CAS).
YUST - the official legal adviser of the Russian football Union.

Staff Joost also actively participated in the elaboration of the Federal law «On physical culture and sport», the Federal law «On preparation and holding in the Russian Federation FIFA world Cup in 2018 and a number of regulatory standards of the Russian football Union.

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List of the services

  • The representation of athletes, coaches, clubs, and agents in the courts and in the disciplinary hearings of the Russian Football Union, the Continental Hockey League, FIFA, the Lausanne Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) and in courts of other instances;
  • Assistance to clubs, athletes, coaches and agents in drafting employment contracts, agency contracts and other relevant contracts;
  • Advice to sportsmen, coaches, sports agents, clubs on legal issues;
  • The preparation and drafting of sponsorship contracts, employment contracts and other relevant contracts for clubs and sports federations;
  • Assistance to athletes in the negotiation, drafting and execution of sponsorship and advertising contracts

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