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“The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax.” Albert Einstein

The de-amateurisation of sport at the turn of the twentieth century, the advancement of medicine, the reorientation of governments towards the use of sport for particular national and international policy outcomes and the commercialisation of sport have all revolutionised sport. Established legal principles deriving from, inter alia, criminal law, the law of contract and competition law have gradually impinged upon the operation of sport to the point where the sport industry is today regulated by a complex pattern of sport-specific legislation. Issues such as public order and sport, corruption in sport, drugs and sport, conduct in sport and wider issues relating to intellectual property, commercialisation of sports facilities and taxation are common features of the Maltese legislative landscape.

LexPractis is recognised as one of the leading Sports Law firms on the island. Our lawyers have acted as legal counsel before the Courts of Justice of Malta and before other tribunals established by the Malta Football Association (MFA) and the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). We also provide legal advice to sports organisations on commercial issues, taxation and other sports law related matters.


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Office: +356 2122 1030 | +356 2122 1130
Fax: +356 2122 1002

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