Due to the team’s extensive experience in International Sports Law and Arbitration and the team’s overall capacity as legal counsels, Sport Makers offers a complete portfolio in sports litigation issues including labor law, player and team contractual disputes, as well as sports business litigation between teams and their governing league.
Sports Makers currently represents several professional football players/Clubs in the Mena region and most of Egyptian football clubs. Our portfolio also covers establishing sports leagues, drafted and enforced sports by-laws, rules and regulations, drafting and negotiation of media contracts, and providing legal advice and services dedicated to a full range of business and legal issues related to players, teams and leagues abiding by sports law.
Khaled holds qualifications in PE & Sports Management and Recreation, Business of Sport, Public Policy, and Sports Politics. Khaled worked across various sectors of the Sport management, Sports business industry and Event management, in Egypt, Arab Gulf and the USA.
Khaled currently managing director of Sport Makers, Sport management and Sports public policy lecturer, Player management and Clubs Advisor, Khaled used be an observer for FIFA congress in Zurich and Mexico City. Khaled was one of the team who participated for drafting new sports law for Kuwait and member of developing team who write the sports vision of Kuwait. Khaled has been working with the development team for Soccer without Border in California USA, and member of developing team for Egyptian youth players in Zurich football academy in Switzerland, also Khaled have lots of experiences with Event management and Sports Law during his previous work with FIFA in U- 20 world cup and Players Affairs Committee in Egyptian football Association.
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Sport Makers is an international Sports Law & Management Firm based in Egypt. With a team of senior level and professional executive experts who combine strong academic backgrounds and hands-on professional experience in the Sports industry, Sport Makers builds on this experience, and our strategic business network and partnerships, to provide our clients with an unparalleled depth of service for supreme excellence and sustainable solutions for their business.
Taha is an entrepreneur in the sports industry who started his professional career early; he was engaged in sports projects since 2005, when he established his first company smart sport for establishment and development of football courts and organization of sporting events. After graduating from the Faculty of Law, English section in 2007, Taha started his sports academic trip in the field of sports, where he obtained a FIFA diploma in sports management from the International Center for Sports Studies, Switzerland, in collaboration with Cairo University in 2009, then he got a certificate from FIFA for sports club’s management, before heading to Europe to study the FIFA Master “Master in Management, Law and Humanities of Sports”, where he got a full scholarship from FIFA to be the first Egyptian to hold the FIFA Master and one of few in the Arab world. Taha was graduated in 2011 from three partners universities who taught the program which are ( De Montfort University – Leicester, UK, Bocconi School of Management- Milan Italy, Neuchatel University- Switzerland)
After returning from Europe Taha participated in several sports mega projects in the field of sports development and Sports marketing projects with many clubs, sports federations and corporate. He had also great contributions for putting strategic plans for sports development and CSR projects in Egypt and Gulf, with cooperation with many major entities such as limonta Italy, AC Milan club , Procter & Gamble Co., Ericsson, CIB bank, Dreamland sporting club and some governmental entities like the Ministry of Youth and Sports in Egypt, Ministry of Youth in and Kuwait Public Authority for Sport in Kuwait and other companies and institutions.
Taha currently is the Managing Director of Sport Makers, and he also a senior Sports advisor to many sports entities besides being lecturer and the Head of the Event Management Module in the FIFA diploma.