RAMÉNTOL PUJOL has a team of lawyers and economists with extensive experience in the sports sector and in all branches of law relating thereto.
We advise professional athletes residing in Andorra, as well as companies specialized in the management of sport rights. These rights may be owned either by the athletes themselves, by investors or by professional intermediaries (agents and representatives).
Under the law of sport, we consult sports organizations, clubs, sports federations and associations.
Our multidisciplinary and multilingual consultants specialized in the sports sector, nationally as well as internationally thanks to the cooperation with our correspondents abroad, offer their services in the following areas of law:
Commercial, Corporate and Intellectual Property Law:
We advise clients in the formation of corporations whose corporate purpose is the ownership or management of professional sports image rights.
We specialize in drafting articles of memorandum for clubs, sports associations and federations and assist our clients in all administrative procedures required for registration at the Register of Associations of the Andorran Government.
We are involved in the negotiation and drafting of contracts, at national and international level, for transfer of federative and image rights.
We advise our clients in the sports sector on tax matters.
We provide our clients with services in tax planning, both corporate and individual, allowing them to improve their efficiency through an optimized and well-planned taxation.
We assist our clients in the sports sector on tax issues subsequent to real estate transactions in Andorra.
We advise our clients in the sports sector on indirect taxation.
We consult when our clients change their fiscal residency, especially for athletes who wish to settle in Andorra and obtain an improvement in their taxation compared to their fiscal situation in their country of previous residence. We work with other tax specialists in order to inform our clients on tax effects when changing residency to Andorra as well as in their country of origin.
We assist our clients in the steps involved when applying for the authorization of residence.
We assist our clients in all legal and administrative matters relating to the change of residence.
We operate in the defence of our sports clients or sports organizations in procedures derived from opening a disciplinary case to the sports commission and in legal procedures derived from the opening of a doping file to the commission of international doping.
Litigation and arbitration:
We advise our clients in the sports sector exposed to litigation and arbitration in defence of their image and commercial rights or of their professional contracts.
Our expertise in commercial, tax, real estate and labour litigations, allows us to defend our clients in this sector in conflict situations that may arise from their sports activities.