We provide a range of legal and management services to a diverse set of corporate clients in the football industry. We complement our services with robust execution capabilities. We listen to clients and articulate their needs, goals and priorities. Then we partner with them to develop holistic strategies. Our carefully selected professionals combine deep management experience with the attentive client service that is at the heart of the Atticus culture.

Some examples of our services:


  • Legal proceedings before FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber (DRC) & Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)
    • Employment-related issues (e.g. overdue payables)
    • Expertise in FIFA training compensation + solidarity contribution
    • Disputes re. transfer agreements

Club consultancy (club / owner / investor)

  • Restructuring of first division club
    • Transforming foundation into a public company
    • Restructuring first team
    • Develop company policy
  • Assist with acquisition of football club
    • Develop acquisition strategy
    • Develop acquisition strategy
    • Due diligence
  • Develop investment structures for clubs and club owners in order to optimize return on investment from player transfers

Leagues consultancy

  • General legal and strategic consultancy for European professional football leagues

Academy consultancy

  • Start-up and structuring of top football academies in several countries

Match organization

  • Organize friendly games for European top clubs during their summer tour