Carl Fhager specialises in providing advice to the sports and events industries and has considerable and unique industry expertise. Carl advises associations, clubs, agents, individual athletes, media corporations, investors, and sponsors on all legal and business-related matters that arise within the context of their respective businesses.

Carl frequently acts as advisor and support to boards and senior management, and is himself a member of several boards as well as being part of several not-for-profit commissions within the local sports community. As well as having a busy practice, Carl is a guest lecturer in sports law at the department of law at the University of Gothenburg.

Given his well-known interest in negotiation techniques, Carl hosts the much-appreciated podcast Förhandlingspodden where he, together with invited guests, discuss the art of negotiation.




MAQS Advokatbyrå, 2008-

BK Häcken, Director of Sports, 2004-2008

MAQS Advokatbyrå, Associate, 2001-2004

Göteborgs District Court, Law Clerk, 2000-2001

MAQS Advokatbyrå, Associate, 1999-2000


University of Gothenburg School of Business, Economics and Law, , LL.M., 1999

University of Gothenburg School of Business, Economics and Law, Courses in business administration and psychology, 1999



Swedish Bar Association, 2008-

The Swedish Sports law Association, Board member