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WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Sources heap praise on Alexis Schoeb, lauding him as a "star" in the market with strong experience in advising athletes and teams.

Biography

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.

National Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Alexis Schoeb is hailed as the “go-to guy” in the Swiss market for sports disputes. He is held in high regard by sources who note he has “developed a very good sports law practice”. 

Biography

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 40 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. Alexis is a member of the Swiss ICC Commission of Arbitration and ADR.

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 and arbitration at both conferences and university programs around the world.

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