RODRIGO GARCÍA LUCAS
Rodrigo García Lucas is an expert in labor law with broad experience counseling national corporations, multinational companies, senior managers, athletes and artists.
Moreover, Rodrigo is an expert in the national and international transfers of soccer players, providing advice on the various legal matters regarding transfers and employment contracts, intermediation, TPO, exploitation of image, etc.
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 at Araoz & Rueda and started his professional career as a lawyer in the International Employment Relationships Department of Electrabel (Group Suez) in Brussels.
Coauthor of several books on sports law (“El Deporte Profesional” among others) and author of a number of technical articles published in various media. Rodrigo is a lecturer in the Master’s of International Law and in the L.L.M in International Sports Law as well as in the Post-graduate Master’s Degree in Law at San Pablo University CEU.
Law Degree from San Pablo University CEU Madrid (1998).
Legal-Community Law Degree from San Pablo University CEU and from Portobello College in Dublin (1999).
LLM in Droit Europeen et International from the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium (2000).
Course in Employment Legal Practice from the Bar Association of Madrid (2003).
Belongs to the Bar Association of Madrid and is member of the AIAF (International Association for Football Lawyers.
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 for annulment of arbitration award before the Swiss Federal Court.