Juan de Dios Crespo-Pérez


Juan de Dios is Partner of Ruiz-Huerta & Crespo Law firm and specialist in sports and EU and international law.

He holds a Master’s Degree in International Sport Law, LL.M. (h.c.) and Master of Arts (URJC).

After being the external lawyer of the Spanish Football League (2000-2010), he is now legal advisor of football clubs, players, agents, federations and leagues worldwide. He has acted as a lawyer in more than 350 CAS procedures.

Juan de Dios is a Professor in several Sports Law Masters worldwide. He is also an Arbitrator at the European Court of Arbitration of the European Handball Federation (EHF) and at the International Chamber of Commerce, the Valencian Chamber of Commerce, ALADDE (Latin American Sports Law Association) and Sports Resolutions (UK).

Juan de Dios has published more than 120 articles on Sports Law and written or co-written 14 Sports Law books.

AIAF Executive Committee

Patricia Moyersoen

AIAF President – Lawyer (Paris – France)

Horacio González Mullin

AIAF Vice President – Lawyer (Montevideo – Uruguay)


Carol Couse

AIAF General Secretary – Lawyer (Manchester – UK)

Christophe Bertrand

AIAF Treasurer – Lawyer (Paris – France)

Martin Auletta

Lawyer (Buenos Aires – Argentina)


David Casserly

Barrister (Lausanne – Switzerland)


Daniel Cravo Souza

Lawyer (Porto Alegre – Brazil)

Juan de Dios Crespo Pérez

Lawyer (Valencia – Spain)

Sébastien Ledure

Lawyer (Brussels – Belgium)

Marcos Motta

Lawyer (Rio de Janeiro – Brazil)


Rodrigo Ortega Sanchez

Lawyer (Buenos Aires – Argentina)

Emin Ozkurt

Lawyer (Istanbul – Turkey)

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