Rodrigo García Lucas


Rodrigo García LucasRodrigo García Lucas as an expert in labor law and given his professional activity within the sports and labor training field, has gained broad experience in labor counseling of National corporations, multinational companies, directives, sportsmen as well as in all International litigation cases arising before International and National Federations and in International arbitrations before the Lausanne Sports Arbitration Court (LAC).

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Previous experience.

Before joining Laffer Abogados, he developed his career for more than eight years within the Employment and Sports Law Department of Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira. Before that, he worked as an associate lawyer in Araoz & Rueda and started his professional career as lawyer in the International Employment Relationships Department of Electrabel (Group Suez) in Brussels.

Teaching Activity.

Coauthor of several books on sports law (“El Deporte Profesional” among others) and Author of several articles of a technical nature published in different media, he is Co-director of the International MBA in Sports Law and Management (ISDE) and lecturer in the International Law Master and of the L.L.M in International Sports Law.

Academic Background.

Degree in Law by the University San Pablo CEU Madrid (1998).
Degree in Legal-Community Law by the University San Pablo CEU and by the Portobello College in Dublin (1999) .
LLM en Droit Europeen et International by the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium (2000)
Course in Employment Legal Practice of the Bar Association of Madrid (2003).


English, French and Portuguese.

Professional Associations.

Belongs to the Bar Association of Madrid.

International Sports Arbitration.

Ad hoc and Institutional Arbitration before TAS/CAS and FAT.
Legal execution of arbitrations.
Injunctions: prior or simultaneous to the sports arbitration proceedings.
Appeals of annulment of arbitration awards before the Swiss Federal Court.
Acceptance and execution of National and Foreign arbitration awards.