Attorney-at-law and Partner at BMDW Advocaten.
Frans has extensive experience with and is often involved in proceedings in national and international professional football, including the KNVB, FIFA’s decision-making bodies and CAS. Since 2015, Frans has been appointed as CAS arbitrator on the proposal of the European Club Association (ECA). Most of the international disputes in which Frans is involved concern international football disputes, regarding disputes between players, clubs and agents, including those relating to international transfers, overdue payments, resale clauses, training fees and solidarity contributions. Frans is regularly appointed by the parties as co-arbiter, Sole Arbitrator or President by the CAS. Frans is also author of the book ‘The Jurisprudence of the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber’.
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