Mr. Daniel Muñoz Sirera is a founding partner at Muñoz & Arias Sports Lawyers, a Spanish law firm specialised in sports with particular focus on the football industry.
Daniel Muñoz provides legal advice and assistance on a wide variety of matters to professional sports entities, clubs, associations, federations, agents and high-profile football players from Europe, Middle East (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar), South America and China.
Daniel Muñoz possesses notable expertise in contract drafting and negotiation regarding, inter alia, national and international transfer agreements, employment contracts, image rights agreements, intermediation contracts and sponsorship agreements, among others. In fact, he has been involved in major transactions worldwide and become a reference in the field, advising top-tier clubs, football players, agents and intermediaries in some of the biggest deals of football’s history.
Daniel Muñoz is also highly experienced in representing clients before the main dispute resolution bodies and arbitration courts, such as FIFA and the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), as well as before Spanish state courts.
Daniel Muñoz holds a law degree from the University of Valencia, a master’s degree in international sports law from the Higher Institute of Law and Economics (ISDE) in Madrid, and a master’s degree in Spanish sports law from the University of Lleida.
In addition to his practice as a lawyer, Daniel Muñoz is a lecturer on master’s degree courses for international sports law at, among others, CEU Cardenal Herrera, ISDE Madrid, Escuela Universitaria Real Madrid and LaLiga Business School. He is a member of the Spanish Sports Law Association (AEDD).