Josep F. Vandellos Alamilla, Founder/Partner at VANDELLOS SPORTS LAW - E109
Josep Vandellos is the Founder/Partner, Vandellos Sports Law with extensive experience in international sports law. During the last ten years, his practice has entirely focused on representing athletes, clubs, national associations, agents and coaches in front of the different dispute resolution bodies and the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne (Switzerland). He also advises his clients on a regular basis in contract drafting and negotiations (i.a. employment contracts, agency agreements, transfer agreements).
Josep is the Academic Director of the ISDE-FC Barcelona Global Master in Sports Management and Legal Skills (on-line edition), and sits as a member of the Editorial Board of Lawinsport and other specialized publications.
In April 2018 he was appointed as arbitrator to the Sport Resolutions’ Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators (Sport Resolutions UK)
In this podcast Josep shares his journey into sports law and gives advice to those aspiring to work in the sector
Josep speaks to LawInSport’s CEO, Sean Cottrell.
3:24 - His journey into sports law
16:24 - Building relationships/networking in sports law
23:13 - Advising on FIFA regulation on coaches
36:26 - How he stays up-to-date with the latest legal developments in sports law
40:00 - The characteristics of a good sports lawyer
44:58 - Advise for those starting out in sports law
52:20 - Boundaries for accepting cases
54:08 - Managing work/life balance
We thoroughly enjoyed the interview and took a lot away from it. We hope you do the same.
The host is Sean Cottrell (@spcott), founder and CEO of LawInSport.
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