Santiago Nebot Rodrigo

Lawyer

Santiago is a practicing lawyer since 1993. He has worked as in-house legal counsel in international companies and practiced as an attorney. From 2010 to 2015, he headed, as General Counsel, the Legal Department of the Spanish Football Players Union (AFE).

Santiago’s focus of practice is sports and business law, mainly in the private and commercial law areas.

While currently Santiago is a member of the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber; formerly, he participated, in his position as AFE Head of Legal, at the dual Spain FA–AFE and La Liga–AFE Committees. He was also a member of the committee tasked with monitoring the conversion of Spanish football clubs into Limited Liability Sport Companies, under the auspices of the Spanish Secretary of State for Sports.

Santiago regularly participates as speaker at congresses, conferences and panels both nationally and internationally, especially in the sports law field. In addition, he lectures in a number of masters and postgraduate programs.

 

 

Email: santiago.nebot@nebotpaez-abogados.com

Languages

Mother tongue.

Basic professional competence.

Areas of practice

Santiago specializes in Sports law and is a member of the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber. From 2010 to 2015, he headed, as General Counsel, the Legal Department of the Spanish Football Players Union (AFE).

While currently Santiago is a member of the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber; formerly, he participated, in his position as AFE Head of Legal, at the dual Spain FA–AFE and La Liga–AFE Committees. He was also a member of the committee tasked with monitoring the conversion of Spanish football clubs into Limited Liability Sport Companies, under the auspices of the Spanish Secretary of State for Sports.

Santiago has broad experience in advising athletes, sports agents, and professional sport clubs on contractual matters, as well as representing clients before the Jurisdictional Committee of the Spain Football Association and the Spanish Courts, in sports law-related litigation.

He is a member of the Spanish Sports Law Association and the Commission on Sports Law at the Valencia Bar Association.


Sports law

Santiago has over fifteen years of experience in legal advice on civil and commercial matters.

Since the very beginning of his professional career as a lawyer, Santiago has been advising businesses on business law aspects of their activity, and has also represented them in Court.

Highly valued by businesses as external legal counsel, Santiago’s contribution to the management of legal risks is of great value to our clients.

Santiago can therefore handle personally any legal matter, resorting to colleagues specialized in specific law areas within the Firm where this is required.


Business law

Latest news

We spoke at the Vth Sports Law Conference organized by Spanish football club Real Betis

20/03/2019

2019/04/12|0 Comments

Our lawyer Santiago Nebot sat in the panel discussing conflicts of powers between the Spanish FA and LaLiga. Vth Real BetisSports Law Conference

The february 2019 issue of our Sports & Music Law Newsletter on sports law is now available

5/03/2019

2019/03/06|0 Comments

You can read our february 2019 Sport & Music Law Newsletter HERE. If you prefer to receive it every month directly in your inbox, then please send us an email to info@nebotpaez-abogados.com indicating in the subject field or [...]

Collective Bargaining Agreement for women’s football: the clubs association hires Nebot & Páez Abogados – Sport & Music Law as counsel

4/10/2018

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The Spanish Women’s Football Clubs Association has chosen our lawyer and partner Santiago Nebot for the advice on and negotiation of the first collective bargaining agreement for women’s football in Spain.

The July 2018 issue of our Sport & Music Law Newsletter is now available

2/8/2018

2018/08/02|0 Comments

You can read our July 2018 Sport & Music Law Newsletter HERE. If you prefer to receive it every month directly in your inbox, then please send us an email to info@nebotpaez-abogados.com indicating in the subject field [...]