Maite Nadal Charco

Maite specializes in Procedural Law with expertise in all types of Civil Property Law and national and international arbitration proceedings.
She also has developed her professional practice in Sports Law with experience in the following: negotiating and drafting contracts with Sports Federations, sponsorships, and so forth; and providing advice to clients (athletes, agents, public and private sports institutions, audiovisual and sports management companies) regarding image rights, television rights, sponsorships, etc.
She has represented clients before courts and within arbitration proceedings, both national and international (TAS/CAS).
She is an arbitrator for the Court of Arbitration for Sport and a member of the National Court of Appeals and Discipline of the Royal Spanish Automobile Federation.
Maite combines her professional duties with teaching national and international Master’s courses in subjects concerning the procedural aspects of sports law.

Previous Experience

Founding partner of “NF sports law”, a firm specializing in Sports Law contracting and litigation.
Previously served as head of the procedural department in the firm “TEBAS & COIDURAS – SPORT LAW.”

Academic Background

Law degree from the Complutense University of Madrid.
Diploma in European Union Law from the San Pablo CEU Center of Advanced Studies – Madrid.
Master’s degree in Law Practice: Specialization in Private Law from the San Pablo CEU University Foundation Institute of Advanced Studies – Madrid. VII graduating class.
Official Master’s degree in Research. Doctorate program entitled “Labor Law and Social Security according to Case-Law.” Currently working on doctoral thesis.
Specialized course on arbitration. ICAM-ICAV-ICAB- ICASV-ICA Málaga.

Educational Activities

Professor of the Master’s program in Sports Law at UEM- Real Madrid.
Professor of the MBA Sports Management La Liga – UCAM University. “FIFA Regulations on the status and transfer of players. Maintenance of contractual stability between professionals and clubs.”
Professor of the Master’s program in Access to the Practice of Law. “National and International Sports Arbitration.” Camilo José Cela University.
Professor of Advanced Sports Mediation Course I, organized by the Spanish Olympic Committee [COE].
Professor of the Master’s program in Image Rights and Representation of Artists and Athletes. “The legal system for representatives of athletes: special study of soccer intermediation.” Rey Juan Carlos University- Pons Foundation.


Coauthor of Mediación y Deporte (Mediation and Sports). Coord. María Pérez Ugena. Ed. Dykinson, Madrid 2016.
Periodic collaborations with various legal publications (Aranzadi Sports Law and Entertainment Magazine, Iuris…).

Bar Associations

Member of the Bar Association of Madrid and representative of its Governing Board between 2012 and 2017.