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Lawyer of FC Barcelona should be an end to power brokers in Belgian football

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Sportadvocaat Wouter Lambrecht is the third member of the independent panel of experts of the Pro League, which takes over the role of agents and intermediaries in the Belgian football must bend. That made the Pro League Monday known.

The 32-year-old Lambrecht holds a master in law at Ghent university and a Masters of Law (LL.M.) in the international sports law at IS Madrid. Since October, the Ghent lawyer of the Spanish topvoetbalclub FC Barcelona. Between 2011 and 2017 was Lambrecht general counselor for the Federation of European Clubs (ECA). He is appointed as judge at the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber, and is also a facilitator in the TAS (Court of Arbitration for du Sport) in Lausanne.

Last week, Pro League chairman Marc Coucke is already known that the independent panel of experts will be chaired by minister of State Melchior Wathelet. The former deputy prime minister will, together with Lambrecht and Pro League CEO Pierre François bending about the issue of players ‘ agents.

“They want to be as fast as possible, a first set of recommendations”, it sounds still. In the first instance, have internal and enforceable code for the 24 professional clubs from arising.

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