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Everest Sport: the sports department within Everest – your sports lawyer.



Everest Sport has gained in-depth knowledge in the field of sports law – a necessity in the fast changing and complex legal domain of sports law.

Knowledge of sports

Through their own experiences, the lawyers of Everest Sport have gathered an important insight in the world of sports as such. This helps them to approach cases from the right perspective.


Everest has specialized lawyers within every field of law, which allows Everest Sport to offer you an integral legal support.


A sports-related case does not always benefit from time-consuming procedures. Everest Sport aims for the most efficient solution in the best interests of its client.


Everest-Sport, the sports department within the Belgian law firm Everest, consists of a number of passionate lawyers who have outstanding knowledge of sports law as well as an exceptional interest in the world of sports.

Everest Sport offers you high quality and integral legal support and will act in both an advising and a procedural role in which a pragmatic and efficient approach is pivotal.

Everest Sport will assist you in drafting agreements or in negotiating but also, if deemed necessary, in legal proceedings.

The operating range of a sports lawyer is often presumed to be limited to supporting professional sportsmen and sports clubs in terms of negotiations and transfers. However, it goes beyond. Sportsmen, sports clubs and sports federations have nowadays evolved to real enterprises. A modern sports lawyer will therefore render services in all possible fields of law and will address all actors within the sports world, which are a lot.

This is where Everest Sport makes a difference.

Far more than an individual acting lawyer specialized in sports law, Everest Sport has the advantage to be embedded in a large and reputed law firm in Belgium.

This creates a unique cross-fertilization between the sports department and the other departments, such as the social law department and the tax law department, with which the sportsman, sports club, sports federation or sports association will come into contact.

This interaction provides the opportunity to offer complete legal support to the sportsman, sports club, sports association or even to sports events organisers.

Therefore, Everest Sport is your ideal partner to guarantee full legal services by means of a A to Z guidance. This enables you to focus on your core business, your sport.

Contact us without any obligations via the contact form, via e-mail ( or by phone (09/334.94.70). We are located in Belgium.


Client testimonials

The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms

“Clients also recognise senior associate Mathieu Baert as ‘extremely professional and knowledgeable‘ in sports-based crime and compliance.

Acting for one of the world’s major sports federations as a civil party in an international match-fixing case involving several professional athletes.

Incredible attention-to-detail, extremely organised and very professional from day one. They respond in a very timely manner. Depth of knowledge of the law is paramount for us, especially in a foreign country, and they have it in abundance.‘”

Legal 500, the world’s leading legal directory.

“Everest Sport has a strong feeling with the world of sports and is on top of our files. We can outsource our legal structure with full confidence to Everest Sport.”

Thomas Debrabandere, President, Cycling team VZW KSV Deerlijk


“Everest Sport gives me peace of mind.”

Paul Lietaer, Rally driver, former Belgian champion