France: Sports 2018

In this chapter we feature five impressive lawyers who stand out for their excellent work representing clients in the sports industry.  

At BERTRAND & ASSOCIÉ, Jean-Jacques Bertrand boasts over 40 years’ experience in the field. He is renowned among peers and clients for his top-tier international sports law practice and is regularly engaged to represent athletes, coaches and players.
Christophe Bertrand is one of the leading sports law specialists in the country, who draws high praise for his work advising coaches, sportspeople and industry groups.

Yves Wehrli at CLIFFORD CHANCE EUROPE is regarded by sources as “a top sports lawyer in France” who is particularly well known for his strong expertise handling related media matters. Across his career, he has acted for major clubs, leagues and governing bodies in French football.

At KGA AVOCATS, François Klein is a well-established figure in the French market who focuses his first-class practice on a wide range of sports law matters, from commercial advisory through to disputes across arbitration, litigation and mediation.

INDEPENDENT PRACTITIONER Patricia Moyersoen is a widely recognised expert across the sports industry who draws praise for her adept handling of sports, media, copyright and entertainment law matters.

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