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Schellenberg Wittmer's Sports Law Group is composed of specialists skilled at providing advice and representation to sports federations, sports officials, athletes, as well as state entities and corporations involved in sports.

Our Sports Group has been involved in some of the highest profile sports matters in recent years.

We have extensive experience representing clients in arbitral proceedings before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne, Switzerland, and other arbitral institutions, as well as in proceedings before the bodies of numerous sports federations, including the IOC, FIFA, FIS, IAAF, IBSF, IBU, ISU, IIHF, etc. These disputes concern doping matters, transfer rights, corruption, employment, bans and suspensions, breaches of contract, and other commercial matters, including the hosting of major sports events. We also regularly assist clients in obtaining urgent interim relief.

Our team further advises sports federations, sports officials, athletes and states on non-contentious sports matters, including sponsoring and marketing agreements, broadcasting rights, major events, infrastructure, etc.