Alexander Vantyghem

Associate, Working at Atfield

Alexander is a sports lawyer with experience in both litigation and providing of daily advice to his (inter)national clientele. He is an associate at ALTIUS. In his daily practice, Alexander tackles a wide variety of topics, including (but not limited to) transfer negotiations, contract drafting, disciplinary cases, commercial disputes, dismissals and obtaining work and residence permits. He is also frequently involved in the preparation of due diligence reports, which means he can quickly identify potential issues.

In addition to his daily practice, Alexander has been a director of a first division Belgian football club, which gives him the business acumen crucial for his modern approach to the legal profession. Furthermore, he is often asked to lecture on the topic of (inter)national sports law. Recently, he lectured upon the request of the International Football Institute (University of Brussels), Wolters Kluwer and I.S.D.E. Law and Business School.

In the past, Alexander has worked at a Swiss boutique sports law firm, where he advised sports federations and other clients on different regulatory matters and where he grasped a good notion of Swiss law. Such experience with Swiss law has been critical in international sports litigation.


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Alexander Vantyghem


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