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Parmars - Manuel Illanes Boguszewski Pho
manuel illanes boguszewski
junior associate

Manuel is a German-born Polish and Spanish sports-lawyer with experience in handling cases of a varied nature such as training compensation and solidarity mechanism as well as having involvement in the legal advice and document drafting for the 2018 FIFA World Cup and Germany’s bid to host the UEFA European Football Championship 2024.


Manuel has experience in litigating matters at TAS / CAS, and has dedicated time to reviewing ethics cases, as well drafting procedural guidelines for an ethical matter before the International Shooting Sport Federation.  In addition to this, Manuel has experience in international trademark protection matters involving athletes in football as well as esports.

In addition to his professional trajectory, Manuel has an admirable educational background. He finished his Law Degree at the Santiago de Compostela University with a notable final grade, as well as two distinctions.  To complete his academic development, he successfully completed the International Sports Law Master at Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE) Madrid, and an Advocacy Master taught by Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia completed with an internship in Spanish First and Second Instance Courts.

His passion for sports came from a very young stage. His father was a football manager in Germany for several youth divisions of historical clubs.  This led Manuel to play football in different stages, as well as pursuing other sports such as Kung-Fu; in which Manuel's aim for excellence led to him becoming Galician Champion in 2005. This enthusiasm for sports makes Manuel an important asset to work with in terms of the professionally and dedication that every client of Parmars Sports looks for.

Thanks to his multicultural origin, Manuel can speak in five different languages: English, Spanish, German, Polish and Galician. 

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