About

Joseph Gayer is one of the founders of the international law firm ZAG-S&W.

Joseph is a prominent expert in the field of sports law, commercial litigation, and contracts law, representing athletes, sports clubs, sporting associations, and other institutes in the professional sports sector, both on a domestic and international level.

Joseph represents Israel’s leading professional athletes in all fields of sports, including advising sports clubs, organizations, and sponsors in Israel and abroad.

Joseph’s litigation practice has yielded many legal precedents that have influenced the status of professional athletes, both in Israel and abroad, with respect to their rights vis-a-vis employers, sports authorities, and various statutory institutes.

In addition, Joseph is an expert in various property aspects of sports laws, such as broadcasting privileges, intellectual property, property law, and other issues related to professional sports.

Joseph lectures at the Radzyner School of Law at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya.

Representative Client Work

  • Representation of  sports centers and associations: Hapoel Center, the Basketball Association, many Soccer clubs, ongoing legal consultation, preparing agreements, drafting opinions, representing the Center and groups acting in legal proceedings in the courts nd internal courts of the various sports associations. Both in Israel and abroad, CAS and FIFA and also abroad in FIBA ​​& BAT basketball.
  • Representation of many sports and basketball players and coaches in all aspects of legal proceedings, including proceedings before the National Insurance Institute and hospitals, and all related to injuries.
  • Representation of agents against all legal procedures required in all relevant areas including the advertising field.