Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek writes legal history in football: Temporary contracts in sports remain permissible
Picture: f.l.t.r. Menke, Strutz, Heidel (Source: BILD)
Following the success of 1. FSV Mainz 05 e.V. with Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek in the appeal against Heinz Müller, here is an excerpt of press coverage:
The current JUVE Handbook 2015/2016 lists Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek in the category of "Particularly recommended advisors in Sports Law:"
The firm’s sports law practice attracted a fair amount of attention recently due to some matters pertaining to employment law in football, advising among others football league DFL and the HSV team. Having been retained by FSV Mainz in its legal dispute with ex-goalkeeper Müller, the practice is additionally involved in a case with fundamental importance that could be pioneering for fixed-term contracts in professional sports.
Sample matters (press releases):
Fixed-term employment contracts in professional soccer