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Open Position

Associate, International Sports Law practice

We are looking for a Sports Lawyer to join our leading


International Sports Law practice.


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


You would further strengthen our international team in representing clients in internal proceedings before ethics and adjudicatory bodies of sports federations, in arbitrations before CAS, in court proceedings regarding interim relief and setting aside of awards, in commercial disputes in the field of sports, including broadcasting rights, sponsoring and related contracts, as well as advising athletes, officials and sports federations on all matters related to sports.


You would join a dynamic, friendly and cross-disciplinary team in a stimulating work environment. This position can be based in our Geneva or Zurich office.


We are looking for candidates to meet the following criteria:

  • You are a qualified lawyer (Swiss bar admission is an asset);
  • You have at least 1-2 years of experience practicing Sports law;
  • You are fluent in English and in French (German is an asset);
  • You have excellent academic qualifications and references;
  • You are reliable, responsive and have a good judgment;
  • You have a positive attitude and are a team-player;
  • Your approach is innovative, pragmatic and result-oriented.

Our hiring partner Jean-Frédéric Maraia, looks forward to receiving your application (CV, cover letter, university and bar exam grades, work certificates and/or reference letters), by e-mail (

Your application will be handled with consideration and confidentiality. Please feel free to contact the Partners of the Sports Practice Group for further information (see details on the right).


Philippe Bärtsch
Dr. Christopher Boog