Expert in sports and entertainment law and specialist in tax planning and international tax structures.

Roberto Álvarez is a leading lawyer with a consolidated track record both in Spain and abroad. 

His expertise covers a wide variety of sports and he is particularly  active in advising on football, tennis, padel and motor racing matters. He frequently advises on the organization of international sport events. 

Roberto also specializes in tax structuring ffor film productions and international tours of renowned artists. Over the last 20 years, he has advised on tax matters in many transactions to restructure companies and large assets, in addition to tax planning. On an international level, he has extensive experience in designing international tax structures and in advising non-resident companies and holders of large assets on tax matters.

He is a member of the Madrid Bar Association and the Asturias Institute of Economists.

He lectures in the Master in International Sports Law and the Master in International Legal Practice at ISDE Law & Business School, in the International Master in Sports Law at Escuela Universitaria Real Madrid-Universidad Europea and in the Master in Legal Consultancy for Businesses at IE Business School.


  • LLM in International Business Regulation, Litigation and Arbitration (Fulbright Foreign Student Program and NYU School of Law Dean’s Graduate Award)
    New York University School of Law, 2017

    Bachelor of Laws, and Political Science and Public Administration (dual degree; special graduation award)
    Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 2011

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