"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."
"You can rely on the expertise of KERN CHERKEH Rechtsanwälte in all legal matters relating to arena and security."
Head of Infrastructure and Organization
VfL Wolfsburg-Fußball GmbH
"The team of KERN CHERKEH Rechtsanwälte accompanies us and our complex legal issues with high professional competence, efficiently and successfully. The trusting and professional cooperation with these sports law experts, who are extremely experienced in international professional sports, has been an important component of our WorldTour team's success for years."
Denk Pro Cycling GmbH & Co. KG
"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
Deutscher Olympischer Sportbund
"In an exceptional situation such as the Covid-19 pandemic, professional crisis management is essential for survival. The KERN CHERKEH team was an important support for our crisis management by providing solution-oriented and trustworthy assistance with complex association and labor law issues."
MSV Duisburg GmbH & Co. KGaA
"An experienced team led by Rainer Cherkeh. Professionals in the right of handball, whose know-how is of great value to us and an essential part of successful further development."
TSV Hannover-Burgdorf Handball GmbH
"We rely on the expertise of KERN CHERKEH Rechtsanwälte in legal matters relating to match operations and stadium/event security. In this subject area, we appreciate the professionally competent and goal-oriented advice and support."
Head of Match Operations
1. FC Kaiserslautern e.V.
"The law governing associations is very complex and not always easy to understand. So it's good to have a competent and reliable partner at your side with the team from KERN CHERKEH Rechtsanwälte!"
Managing Director Communication and Gymnastics Youth
Niedersächsischer Turner-Bund e.V.
"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."
1. FC Magdeburg e.V.
"Prof. Cherkeh's firm is a valuable companion in our contract and other legal issues. Superior expertise, in-depth knowledge of the industry, fast and straightforward. A top partner in professional sports."
HSG Nordhorn-Lingen GmbH
"Sports labor law has many special features. In the law firm KERN CHERKEH, we have a reliable partner who has provided us with competent and efficient assistance in revising the contracts with our players. We know that we can rely on Professor Cherkeh in all legal matters and will continue to do so in the future."
VfB Friedrichshafen Volleyball GmbH
"Professor Dr. Cherkeh and his team have provided sound legal and strategic advice to the Deutscher Segelflugverband DSV e.V. as a professional association during its foundation and positioning within the national umbrella organization. We continue to work with him, relying on his advice, which is informed by practice and theory in equal measure."
Dr. Mario Wichmann
Deutscher Segelflugverband e.V.
"We were happy to call on the expertise of KERN CHERKEH Rechtsanwälte for both stadium and security training for employees and a difficult legal construct."
Director of Finance and Administration
F.C. Hansa Rostock e.V.
"We obtained the Bundesliga license in the arbitration proceedings with the German Rugby Federation through Prof. Cherkeh's expert representation. In addition to expertise, Prof. Cherkeh's ability to target the different characters of the parties involved also played an important role."
Verein für Rasenspiele von 1906 e. V.
"Prof. Cherkeh and his team work in a highly professional manner, are extremely committed and build their actions on a recognizably profound fund of great experience. We trust the technical expertise to the highest degree and greatly appreciate the strategic advice beyond that, with the right feel for the situation."
Tennis Borussia Berlin e. V.
"Especially in difficult times, you need a competent team when dealing with complex issues of association law. With the support of the law firm KERN CHERKEH, the AFCVN was able to cancel the season, which was not feasible due to the COVID pandemic, with legal certainty."
Vice President Sports
American Football und Cheerleading Verband Nds. e.V.
"We have come to appreciate Prof. Cherkeh's law firm as a comprehensive service provider in sports law with expert and goal-oriented advice. Our interests were represented with great commitment and the cooperation proved to be very profitable."
Handball-Verband Niedersachsen e.V.
"Since the first planning phase, Dr. Cherkeh's team has supported us professionally and purposefully in building up our start-up, and continues to do so today. The bundled knowledge of sports, media and IT law, along with the personal, customer-oriented support, is the foundation of our long-standing business relationship. Especially in our sensitive environment of working with personal data, we feel in excellent hands and accompanied."
„Legs of Steel grew into one of Europe’s biggest ski film / extrem sport film production company within only 3 years. This “jump into cold water” has put our company through various risks and quickly approaching challenges. Mr. Cherkeh and his team where able to adapt to our industry remarkably fast and guide us into the right direction.“
Founder. Business. Producer.
Sales Legs of Steel
"We simply feel well advised by the law firm KERN CHERKEH in the operation of our online platforms Golf.de, mygolf.de and mytischtennis.de and the resulting legal issues!"
"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."
2-time Olympic and 11-time World Champion
"The complexity of the individual agreements with players, their parents and possible advisors is multi-layered. In particular, the interconnectedness between the association, TennisBase Hannover, the top association and possible other stakeholders must also be closely examined. In these and also in numerous individual cases of daily business life, the law firm KERN CHERKEH has always been a reliable partner, advisor and stakeholder at our side."
Niedersächsischer Tennisverband e.V.
"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."
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."
Sports Director / Secretary General
Deutscher Boxsport-Verband e.V.
"We benefit from KERN CHERKEH's extensive experience and expertise in professional sports. They understand the business of league sports and are important sources of advice and ideas for us when it comes to tailor-made solutions for sports and association law issues."
"KERN CHERKEH Rechtsanwälte has accompanied us from the beginning in a highly competent manner as well as with great experience in the sports segment and is an important component for the further development of our company. Even in complex contract negotiations, the team around Rainer Cherkeh is always a reliable advisor and strong representative of our interests."
Co-inventor and professional soccer player
"Professional. Competent. Reliable. We work with the team at KERN CHERKEH Rechtsanwälte on a high level of trust and benefit from their expert knowledge in sports law."
Co-founder and head coach
"The team of Dr. Cherkeh accompanied us professionally and purposefully during the establishment of our company and continues to do so today. The combined knowledge of sports, media and IT law, along with the personal, client-oriented support, is the foundation of our long-standing business relationship."
TDS Tennis Deutschland Service GmbH
"With KERN CHERKEH Rechtsanwälte, we have a strong and competent partner at our side when it comes to complex legal issues in our non-profit association with two sports school locations. We very much appreciate the targeted advice that results from the combination of expert legal knowledge and a great deal of insight into processes in sports."
Dr. Albert Emmerich
Landes-Kanu-Verband Niedersachsen e.V.
"The law firm KERN CHERKEH is our very competent partner in sports law matters for our association in the professional environment as well as in non-profit matters."
TSV Havelse 1912 e.V.
"Prof. Cherkeh's law firm works in a professional, highly professional, solution-oriented manner and provides very competent advice backed up with expert knowledge. Extremely fast communication and great commitment were shown to us by the team of KERN CHERKEH in any legal issues. Alemannia Aachen GmbH says thank you!"
TSV Alemannia Aachen GmbH
"KERN CHERKEH Rechtsanwälte is a fast and competent partner for all legal issues relating to the law of associations and organisations. Above all, we value proactive client support on current legal issues."
Fortuna Düsseldorf 1895 e.V.
"We have come to know Prof. Dr. Cherkeh and his team as a goal-oriented and highly professional law firm that gets the best out of everything for everyone involved. The highest level of specialist expertise and appropriate strategic advice with the right feel for the situation at hand."
TuS Vinnhorst Turnen GmbH