Dolf Segaar started his legal career as a lawyer with CMS NL in 1989 and became partner in 1998. He has been a Board member since 2003 and was Managing Partner of CMS NL from April 2008 to April 2016. His is a member of the Executive Committee of CMS.
Dolf is part of the Company law practice group of CMS and specialised in matters relating to Corporate Governance and Corporate Litigation.
He has a special interest in sportslaw and sport related issues such as Image Rights, Broadcasting & Digital Media and events. Dolf is member of the board of various sport organizations, both on national and international level.
He published several articles related to governance and sport during the years and Dolf is a regular speaker at sport law seminars. In 2016 he was awarded with the Medal of Honor by the Dutch Olympic Committee for his involvement in doping and sport.
He was in the board of the Dutch Anti Doping Authority from 2006 until march 2015 and chaired the institute since 2008 and is board member of the Foundation for Disabled Athletes.
Dolf is 'legal secretary' of the Supervisory Board of Premier League Club ADO Den Haag.
His client base consists of Dutch Premier League Clubs, Sport Federations, Sport Marketing Agencies, Event organizers and Sport Equipment Brands.