EB Sport Law & Consultancy
EB Sport Law & Consultancy is an experienced international sport law and consulting firm headed by Efraim Barak. The firm provides sport’s institutional consultancy and legal advice to sports stakeholders worldwide. The firm also provides services in the field of technology-sourcing that involves, due to the nature of this field, legal and practical knowledge in the sport industry.
Efraim Barak was born in Argentina but lives most of his life in Israel. He graduated from the law faculty of Tel Aviv University. As a leading international sports lawyer, he has covered all matters related to sports law.
As the senior partner at D.Mirkin & Co, a firm where he practiced law for many years, he founded and headed the sports law department of the firm.
On 2018, he established his own firm, Efraim Barak Sport Law & Consultancy, to deal exclusively with sports law and institutional sports consultancy, with a special focus on international sports law.
He has practiced sports law for more than 25 years and has substantial practical experience in advising and representing athletes, clubs and sports organizations nationally and internationally. For the past 12 years he has been involved in many academic activities, and is constantley invited to speak at congresses and seminars on sports law worldwide.
As a CAS arbitrator since 2005, he has been appointed to deal with more than 300 sport-related arbitrations (including as president of the panels and as sole arbitrator). Within his role as a CAS arbitrator, he has been a member and president of panels in high-profile cases, and dealt with a variety of different topics in the field of sports and sports law, such as governance and regulatory matters, commercial and employment disputes, media rights disputes, and disciplinary matters including doping cases, match-fixing cases and others.