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

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

4/10/2019

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You can read our September 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 [...]

We have attended the RFEF/FIFA VIIIth International Congress on Football Law

27 & 28/9/2019

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Our team of sports lawyers have attended the RFEF/FIFA VIIIth International Congress on Football Law held at the headquarters of the Spanish FA.

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

5/9/2019

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You can read our August 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 [...]

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

5/8/2019

2019/10/04|0 Comments

You can read our July 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 [...]