Sports Law

Sports Law is broadly used as an umbrella term which includes different aspects of law such as intellectual property law, employment law, corporate law, competition law and many others.

It is considered as a growing aspect of law, the complexity and evolution of which is directly linked with the contemporary context of the commercialization of the sports industry.

Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC has responded to the surrounding needs of the market and, based on its multifaceted background and strong network, is in a position to successfully provide its legal services within the different facets of sports law.


Our services
  • Advertising sponsorship and marketing
  • Disciplinary hearings, anti-doping hearings
  • Players' contracts, agency representation
  • Registration of new sporting entities
  • Sport law disputes and infringement issues
  • Sport TV rights and libel proceedings
  • Sports governance and regulatory matters
  • Ticketing, betting and gaming

Our experience

  • Μembers of our firm have held essential posts in the Sports Sector in the past. Our founding Partner, Mr. Michael Kyprianou, was the Chairman of the Cyprus Football Association for four consecutive terms. He was also a member of the committee of UEFA and of the Appellate Disciplinary Board of UEFA.

  • Our Managing Partner, Mr. Menelaos Kyprianou, is the president of the Appeal Committee of the Cyprus Football Association for the resolution of disputes. Our Associate lawyer and member of the Sports Law team, Kyriakos Constantinou, is a Member of the Judicial Committee of Cyprus Handball Federation, a Member of the Football Referee Disciplinary Committee and a Member of the Volleyball Federation Judicial Committee. He also participated in domestic and international conferences on Sports Law (e.g. the ISC International Sports Convention 2016 in Geneva).