Combined expertise for a common goal:
The success of our clients.

We are sports law advisors with an entrepreneurial mindset. We are proud of our reputation as one of the most renowned law firms for sports law. Our clients include federal and state professional associations, league associations, (state) sports federations and clubs, Bundesliga teams from various sports (including from the German Soccer League and Handball League), (federal) coaches, cycling teams (e.g. a WorldTour team), team and individual athletes, equestrian athletes, as well as major sponsors and marketing agencies from Germany and abroad.

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"All timelines kept, highest and unexcited expertise as well as the right feeling for the sport. Everything comes together here to provide absolutely top-notch advice."


Frank Bohmann

Managing Director
Handball-Bundesliga GmbH

"The law firm KERN CHERKEH Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB took a greenfield approach to the preparation of a complex expert opinion and demonstrated an excellent sense of the unclear time required. Professor Cherkeh's expertise is reflected in the content of the report."


Dr. Hendrik Pusch

Legal Counsel
Deutscher Olympischer Sportbund

"In extrajudicial and judicial matters, we rely not only on the extraordinary competence, but also on the many years of experience of KERN CHERKEH Rechtsanwälte. It is an indispensable partner for us, who represents our interests with great commitment and with whom the cooperation is extremely profitable and enjoyable."


Peter Fechner

1. FC Magdeburg e.V.

"In sport, many heads have to come together to form a common denominator. This often happens to the detriment of the athlete. So it's good to have enough backing. With KERN CHERKEH Rechtsanwälte, I have this."


Kristina Vogel

2-time Olympic and 11-time World Champion

"We have been cooperating with KERN CHERKEH Rechtsanwälte for many years. Genuine specialists in sports law, who have mastered the business of professional soccer and have an eye for the essentials. They are highly competent, have a wealth of experience and are practice-oriented. They are therefore an important and reliable partner for our legal issues, no matter how complex they are."


Christian Seifert

Sponsorship and Events Department; Head of Events
VfL Wolfsburg-Fußball GmbH

"For a modern Olympic sports federation, comprehensive and competent legal advice from the sports law firm KERN CHERKEH, especially in the areas of anti-doping as well as arbitration proceedings, is essential."


Michael Müller

Sports Director / Secretary General
Deutscher Boxsport-Verband e.V.

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