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Alexandra Veuthey

Associate
Attorney-at-law, Ph.D. in Law, LL.M.

veuthey@libra-law.ch
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EXPERTISE

Alexandra Veuthey is a Swiss attorney-at-law, with postgraduate qualifications in common law. She has several years of experience in law firms and research institutes, specialising in sports law. As an attorney-at-law, she provides legal advice to sports governing bodies and athletes based in Switzerland and abroad. She represents clients in international arbitration proceedings, notably before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), and in ordinary judiciary proceedings before Swiss courts, including the Swiss Federal Tribunal. The author of numerous articles, she speaks at international conferences and renowned university programs. She published one of the main reference works on the regulation of concussion in sport (Concussion in Professional Team Sports: Time for a Harmonised Approach?, Ph.D. dissertation, Springer 2020).

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2005    University of Neuchâtel (Bachelor of Law)
2007    University of Neuchâtel (Master of Law)
2007    International Center for Sports Studies (CIES), Neuchâtel (Scientific collaborator)
2008    Law firm, Neuchâtel (attorney-at-law – trainee)
2009    Cantonal Tribunal, Neuchâtel (attorney-at-law – trainee)
2009    Admission to the Swiss bar
2011    International Center for Sports Studies (CIES), Neuchâtel (Scientific collaborator)
2011    Law firm, Neuchâtel (attorney-at-law – associate)
2013    University of Melbourne, Australia (LL.M.)
2014    Law firm, Lausanne (attorney-at-law – associate)
2015    University of Melbourne, Australia (Research assistant)
2019    University of Melbourne, Australia (Ph.D. in law)
2020    Libra Law (attorney-at- law – associate)

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Vaud Bar Association (OAV)
  • Swiss Bar Association (FSA)
  • Swiss Association of Sports Law (ASDS)
  • Young Bar Association of Canton de Vaud (JBVD)

 

 

PRACTICE AREAS

  •  Sports law (contracts, disciplinary, doping, governance, injuries, etc.)
  • Gambling and entertainment law
  • Commercial and corporate law
  • Contract law
  • Torts and insurance law
  • Litigation (arbitration and ordinary courts, at national and international levels)

OTHER POSITIONS

  • Invited lecturer at several Universities: FIFA/CIES International University Network (Senegal), FIFA Master (Switzerland), International Institute of Human Rights /René Cassin (France), University of Melbourne (Australia), University of New South Wales (Australia), University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland) etc.
  • Invited lecturer at several conferences: University of Rennes II / Council of Europe (France), Swiss Association of Sports Law (Switzerland), Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Association (Australia and New Zealand), Law Institute of Victoria (Australia), Mercer & Marsh Benefits (Australia) etc.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Re-Questioning the Independence of the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Light of the Scope of Its Review, Sweet & Maxwell’s International Sports Law Review, Vol. 13, Issue 4, 2013, p. 105-115
  • Quelle protection pour les athlètes blessés? Analyse du cas de la National Football League à la lumière du droit suisse, Jusletter, 27 January 2014
  • Match-Fixing and Governance in Cricket and Football: What is the Fix?, International Sports Law Journal, Vol. 14, Issue 1, 2014, p. 82-114
  • Sports Betting, Lotteries and Casinos: How Much Room for Advertising?, Causa Sport, Nr 2, 2014, p. 111-120 (with Madalina Diaconu)
  • Lutter contre le dopage par une pénalisation reconstructive du sportif coupable: les enjeux juridiques et les ambiguïtés sociales du projet Windop, Movement & Sport Sciences - Science & Motricité, E-First, 2015 and Nr 92, 2016, p. 27-32 (with Christophe Jaccoud, Dominique Malatesta and Yann Hafner)
  • The Fight Against Hooliganism in England: Insights for Other Jurisdictions? – A Comparative Law Approach, Melbourne Journal of International Law, Vol. 16, Issue 1, 2015, p. 203-254 (with Lloyd Freeburn)
  • FIFA Television Advertisement Chairman’s Ruling [2015] NZASA 320 (20 July 2015): A Beacon for FIFA Through the Long White Cloud?, The ANZSLA Commentator, Volume 94, 2015
  • Concussion in Professional Team Sports: Time for a Harmonised Approach?, Ph.D. dissertation (Springer, 2020)

(full list available upon request)