Carlos Lopez

Sports Counsel


Tel: +1 289 983 6184


Bar Admissions: Ontario, 2022

Practice Areas:

  • Arbitration
  • Sports Disputes

Carlos focuses on the domestic and international sports law market, working with athletes, clubs and sporting organizations and drawing on Tyr's experienced trial lawyers to achieve optimal outcomes.

Carlos is an Argentinian-born Canadian lawyer with native fluency in English and Spanish. Carlos gained significant experience with sports-related disputes through his Master's studies in International Sports Law at the Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economia in Madrid, Spain. As Sports Counsel at Tyr LLP, Carlos draws on his wide breadth of sports knowledge to provide analysis, strategy and support to the firm's clients while working closely with the firm's experienced trial team. The result is a wide range of creative, effective and innovative solutions resolving even the most complex sporting disputes.

While at law school, Carlos developed a keen interest in criminal justice. His previous experience and training in criminal defence work established him as a zealous and passionate advocate who exhausts all available avenues in the pursuit of his clients' interests.

Outside of the office, Carlos actively participates in his favourite hobbies: playing football, boxing and spending time outdoors.

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Alberta Cricket Association v. Alberta Cricket Council Canadian Premiere League Athlete - Osaze De Rosario Caster Semenya v. World Athletics CFL Athlete International Canadian Judo Athlete International Canadian Lacrosse Athlete International Canadian Powerlifter International Tennis Athlete Maltreatment National Anti-Doping Organization Soccer Coaches University Soccer Athlete
Professional Affiliations
  • The Advocates' Society
Teaching Engagements
  • Teaching Assistant at Osgoode Hall Law School: International Dispute Resolution - Sports Disputes & Arbitration course
  • Guest Lecturer at Simon Fraser University: Discrimination & Human Rights Issues in Sports
  • Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economia (Spain), LLM (in International Sports Law), 2022
  • University of York (U.K.), LLB (With Honours), 2018
  • University of Toronto, BA (With Distinction), 2014