Udi Shohatovitch
Partner
Ehuds@ayr.co.il
03-6019601

Udi is a partner who heads the Commercial Department and the Sports Law Department.  He is considered an expert in the area of third party football investments, in Israel and around the world.

For around a decade, he headed up a boutique firm that he founded, which specialized in representation and the provision of legal advice in sport, commercial law, contracts and local and international transactions, corporate law and sport law, including representation before the courts.

He acts as legal counsel for, and as a member of the board of the Maccabi Haifa Football Club.

He has been a member of the Israel Bar Association since 1995.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of East London.




AYR’s Sport Department engages in the ongoing handling of sporting teams in Israel and around the world. The field of Sport Law is one of the fields of law that requires expertise, professionalism and many years of experience, along with an in-depth knowledge of the unique statutes and case law on this subject. The legal team at AYR has a strong reputation and rich experience in this field.

The Sport Department at AYR has broad ranging connections with teams and senior players around the world, which enables the firm to provide its clients with not just excellent legal services, but also assistance in the advancement of international transactions and ventures.    

The matters that we have handled include:

Ongoing legal advice to football clubs, players and agents to local and international sports players.

Representation in legal proceedings and arbitrations before local and international tribunals.

Representation of investors and funds in the acquisition of local and international football clubs And the implementation of local and international deals in large sums.

Legal advice and assistance to investors and start-ups in the field of sport

Representation of football clubs and agents of players opposite commercial entities in advertising, marketing and sponsorship agreements.

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