Sports law is a highly developed field in Israel and the Sports department of S. Friedman & Co. is at the forefront of activity in this field.
Representing the Biggest Teams in the Country
Our team represents sports clubs including the Maccabi Haifa Basketball Club (State Champion of the 2012-13 season) on a wide range of topics, from ongoing legal representation to negotiations and drafting agreements with players, coaches and sponsors.
The firm provides counsel in insurance and labor laws related to this field, accompanies and represents the client in legal and regulatory proceedings vis-à-vis the judicial bodies and the sports associations (for example, issues related to budgetary control).
Experts in Sports Taxation
Our firm specializes in sports taxation, including the payment of payroll tax (the obligation of sports teams to pay tax in Israel is currently a fundamental in the world of sports in Israel ), as well as taxation of foreign athletes and other naturalized citizens.
The Sports department is among the most prolific in Israel.
Recently, the firm has gained recognition due to notable new clients that have joined the department.