Georgi Gradev, Mikhail Prokopets and Yury Zaytsev, partners of the law firm SILA International Lawyers, participated in the 6 th edition of International Association of Football Lawyers (AIAF) Annual Congress «Footballers’ contracts – Making them and Breaking them» that took place on 18-19 September in Lausanne, Switzerland at the Olympic Museum.
Dear colleagues, SILA International Lawyers company is happy to announce the first seminar on sports law in Kazakhstan which will take place in Astana on 26th of October.
FIFA sent a letter to the Kazakhstan Football Federation demanding the federation to take measures to prevent clubs from applying to ordinary courts for resolution of football disputes. The reason for FIFA’s focus on kazakh football is the litigation of FC “Aktobe” with several ex-players of the club.
On 30 July was published the issue № 9 of the international journal “Football Legal”, dedicated to problems of football law, in which were published articles of the partners of the SILA International Lawyers Yury Zaytsev (“Legal Aspects of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia”) and Georgi Gradev
FC “Lokomotiv” announced the transfer of the forward of the Russian national team Fedor Smolov from FC “Krasnodar”.
Ex football player of the Russian national team Pavel Pogrebnyak has signed settlement agreement with his FC Dynamo Moscow.
SILA International Lawyers acted as a legal adviser on the side of the football player in the process of negotiations and conclusion of an employment contract of another top transfer. World champion 2014 in the German national football team Benedikt Höwedes signed a contract with the Moscow FC “Lokomotiv”.