Alexis Schoeb is a Swiss-qualified attorney-at-law and founding partner of Schoeb Baumgartner, a law firm specialised in sports, international arbitration and business law, based in Geneva, Switzerland.
Over the last 10 years, Alexis has focused his practice on commercial and sports arbitration, acting as both counsel and arbitrator before various international arbitral bodies.
Alexis is a member of the Court of Arbitration (CAS) and he has presided over or been appointed by parties in more than 35 CAS arbitration proceedings. Alexis also acts as an arbitrator in international and domestic commercial arbitration disputes involving, in particular, construction, agency, distribution, licencing, joint-venture and media contracts.
As counsel, Alexis has represented elite athletes, agents and major clubs before CAS, international sports federations such as FIFA and UEFA, and Swiss Courts, including the Swiss Federal Tribunal. Alexis has considerable experience in both high value and high stakes proceedings, having been involved in over 50 arbitration proceedings (commercial and sports related disputes) as counsel. He also advises a broad range of teams, sports and media companies, and international federations on contractual, sponsoring, corporate governance, organisational and strategic matters.
Alexis regularly speaks on topics related to international sport law at both conferences and university programs around the world.