lic iur Jean-Pierre Morand > Kellerhals Carrard > Lausanne, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Kellerhals Carrard
PLACE SAINT-FRANÇOIS 1
PO BOX 7191
1002 LAUSANNE
Switzerland

Work Department

  • Sports and media law 
  • International arbitration and alternative dispute resolution
  • Commercial law and contract law
  • Corporate law
  • Intellectual property and unfair competition law

Position

lic. iur., Attorney at Law, Partner

Career

  • Since 2009: partner at Kellerhals Carrard
  • 1998-2009: arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) 
  • Member of the board of directors and Chairman of several companies in the field of energy, consumer products and management
  • 1997-2008: partner at the law firm Legrand, Morand & Partners in Geneva 
  • 1995-1997: attorney and independent counsel in Geneva 
  • 1988-1995: legal manager and subsequently deputy CEO of Marc Biver Développement Group, a sports marketing agency in London, Paris and Neuchâtel
  • 1986-1988: attorney at the law firm Baker & McKenzie in Geneva 
  • 1984-1986: trainee attorney at the law firm Baker & McKenzie in New York and Geneva

Languages

  • French
  • German
  • English

Memberships

  • Vaud Bar Association (OAV)
  • Swiss Bar Federation (FSA)
  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Registered in the Cantonal Attorneys’ Register (Vaud)

Education

  • University of St. Gallen (Lic. Iur.)
  • Bar Exam

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Sports law

The ‘very versatile and resourceful‘ team at Kellerhals Carrard impresses with its broad scope of covered matters. It is able to advise on transactions, contracts and dispute resolution; in the latter, it has particular know-how in football and doping-related cases. The client portfolio includes multisport bodies, international federations, national anti-doping agencies, automotive teams and drivers as well as several football federations, clubs, players, agents and investment funds. Ross Wenzel is ‘a world leader in anti-doping‘, and David Casserly specialises in football law. François Carrard also acts in regulatory, disciplinary and membership disputes. Other key contacts are Jean-Pierre Morand, Marco Balmelli and Massimiliano Maestretti. Associate Nicolas Zbinden is ‘an emerging star in regulatory disputes.’