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

Kellerhals Carrard acts for numerous international and national sports federations, clubs, teams and individuals on a variety of regulatory, transactional, contractual as well as contentious matters and has a particular specialism in the field of anti-doping litigation. The team is experienced in matters concerning football, athletics and motorsports and has an enviable track record in arbitration proceedings before the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Ross Wenzel and Jean-Pierre Morand are specialised in sports commercial matters. David Casserly and Marco Balmelli are key names for litigation concerning football-related matters, among other issues. François Carrard is an experienced arbitrator and advises sports organisations on organisational and structural matters. Massimiliano Maestretti focuses on Formula One teams. Nicolas Zbinden is also noted.