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The Disciplinary Lawyer provides legal and administrative support for UEFA's Organs for the Administration of Justice and assists colleagues in the Integrity Division's Disciplinary Unit. The incumbent is also responsible for handling disciplinary cases and may be required to act as in-house lawyer before the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Key responsibilities:

  • Providing legal and administrative support for UEFA's Organs for the Administration of Justice;

  • Assisting in drafting decisions taken by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body;

  • Assisting in drafting rulings taken by the UEFA Appeals Body;

  • Providing legal and administrative support for investigations, for example by supporting UEFA ethics and disciplinary inspectors on disciplinary cases;

  • Acting as in-house lawyer, in collaboration with senior lawyers, when appeals are brought before the Court of Arbitration for Sport;

  • Drafting and delivering lectures on disciplinary matters, in collaboration with senior lawyers;

  • Gathering and maintaining jurisprudence on disciplinary matters.

Profile:

Experience required:

  • From 1 to 3 years' experience as a lawyer in an independent law firm or in the legal division of an international sports federation

  • From 1 to 3 years' experience as a lawyer in Swiss civil law or arbitration would an asset

Education:

  • Bachelor's in law or an equivalent qualification

  • Masters in sports law

Languages:

  • English / Proficient

  • French / Proficient

  • Knowledge of German and any other European languages would be an asset

Additional requirements:

  • MS Office / Advanced

  • SAP / Advanced

  • Excellent drafting, analytical and negotiating skills

  • Excellent knowledge of football regulations

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to keep calm under pressure and cope with stress

  • Discreet and committed

  • Interested in football

  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills

  • Proactive and collaborative approach to work

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