Sports-Desk

We bring our passion, commitment and expertise to the table when advising our clients in legal and tax matters covering all aspects of sports and e-sports – our focus is always on target.

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Who can benefit from our legal and tax services?

Whether athletes, clubs, associations or event organizers – we advise all stakeholders in the world of sports under the most varied sports-related engagements in legal and tax matters. Both nationally and internationally.

Our service offering

Individual advice for athletes

Contract negotiations; asset planning; player transfers; residence planning; privileges as to one’s own image and rights to a name/trademark protection; representation before association tribunals, the courts of law and authorities; marketing; advertising; sponsoring

Advice to sports clubs and athletics associations

Contract negotiations; clarification of labor/employment-related issues; corporate governance; mergers and structural advice in general; data law; privileges as to one’s own image and rights to a name/trademark protection

Advice to organizers of sports events

Advice with respect to legal and tax law aspects (in particular the negotiation of contracts – namely leases, contracts for work and services, orders, TV contracts and other marketing contracts), representation before authorities, strategic advice

Advice in the sports industry

We advise manufacturers, importers and dealers of sporting goods and sportswear with a focus on the development of new business models, branding, and the distribution of sporting goods and sportswear.

Taxes and sports: Individuals

National and international tax and estate planning for athletes, coaches, managers and agents.

Our tax consulting services include all taxes, such as income and wealth tax, real estate gains tax, VAT, inheritance and gift tax.

Taxes and sports: Institutions

Tax consulting services for clubs, associations and sports event organizers

Our tax consulting services include all taxes, such as profit tax and capital tax (including tax exemption requests), real estate gains tax and VAT.

Sports-related dispute resolution

Representation before the courts of law, association tribunals and courts of arbitration, including the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) as well as authorities

How can we help? Our interdisciplinary team of experts will find the most advantageous solution for you. Schedule your free initial consultation now!

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«Reliable, knowledgeable and with great understanding of the challenges in the sports sector - the advice and support on various legal matters provided by Wenger Vieli's Sports Desk team was excellent!"»

Fabian Cancellara

It was a pleasure to work with a truly competent team that specializes in the start-up world and the sports industry – two areas that have a lot of parallel features – and enabled us to swiftly deal with the matters at hand thanks to its expertise in both areas.

Simon Bodenmann

A reliable and highly proficient team that is not only familiar with all aspects of sports and tax law, but is also innovative and willing to think outside the box and consider individual needs – to ultimately find the right solution.

Christian Fassnacht

Team

Our sports
experts
Eggler Patric

Patric
Eggler

Counsel

Keller Claudia

Claudia
Keller

Counsel

Wiki Michelle

Michelle
Wiki

Associate

Vangehr Kevin

Kevin
Vangehr

Associate

Boller Marcel

Marcel
Boller

Counsel

Tschudin Michael

Michael
Tschudin

Partner

Bürgy Dominik

Dominik
Bürgy

Partner

Our team relies on a strong network, long-standing relationships and dynamic exchanges. Experience combined with capability – to provide you with unparalleled support.