Nir Inbar is an international sports lawyer and founder of the global sports law firm Nir Inbar Attorneys at Law. Mr Inbar is a graduate of the prestigious FIFA master’s degree (UK, Italy, Switzerland) and former CEO of a leading football club. His main areas of expertise are sports law and sports tech.
Mr Inbar managed to gain vast experience in representing international clubs, athletes and intermediaries as legal counsel and before the judicial bodies of FIFA, UEFA, the BAT and the CAS. His expertise includes contractual disputes (eg, early termination of players' contracts, agency fee for intermediaries), disciplinary matters and transfer-related matters (eg, training compensation, solidarity contribution). Mr Inbar also uniquely leads the growing specificities of the sports-tech field of law while accompanying sports and technology-related startup companies in the bubbling tech scene of Tel Aviv.
Mr Inbar has accumulated a broad perspective on the sports world, and experienced various angles of the relevant stakeholders. He is former CEO of Hapoel Tel Aviv FC and has led the club in its UEFA Champions and Europa Leagues endeavours. He was among the founders of the Israel Professional Football Leagues (IPFL), of which he also became an executive board member, representing the IPFL "Big Teams". He currently serves as member of Israel's Football Association constitution committee.
Mr Inbar received his law degree from the reputed Hebrew University of Jerusalem and graduated from the renowned international master’s degree in management, law and humanities of sport (the FIFA master's degree, ranked number one in Europe by SportBusiness International).
Mr Inbar is a sports marketing lecturer at the honoured Arison School of Business of the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC).