Sports Management

Under the guidance of Mr. Sekip Hardal, a highly experienced Turkish sports lawyer who has successfully represented sports clubs and players in Eurasia for over 15 years, Manhattan Global’s sports management team provides our clients with a unique guidance. We assist you in every step of the way for sports club contracts and for your legal proceedings before Turkish, international and national federations and agencies through solution partners licensed in those jurisdictions. Our sports lawyers and outside consultants have mastered the strategy of the sports industry thanks to their years of expertise in the business. We offer a unique and comprehensive business approach that guarantees success for all types of clients.

Our team is particularly unparalleled in the soccer and basketball disciplines.

Thanks to our experience and extensive relationships with the media outlets in the sports industry, we offer various other services for athletes and sports clubs, including but not limited to:

1.     Events PR

2.     Social media planning and maintenance

3.     Publicity

4.     Crisis management 

Through our years of experience, we have garnered relationships with various advertisers and media outlets within the sports, entertainment, and lifestyle industries. Because of our longstanding relationships with the media, MGC has become the “go to” firm for professional athletes.

Our services in Turkey and Europe include:

  • Legal advice in all disciplinary matters
  • Legal advice in contractual and regulatory matters
  • Legal representation and consulting for national and global sport federations and the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) legal proceedings
  • Drafting, negotiating, and reviewing contracts
  • Mediation in sports disputes