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Bär & Karrer Ltd

Michele Bernasconi

Zurich, Switzerland Europe Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : TMTSport
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TMT - Switzerland

Band 3

Michele Bernasconi advises clients on regulatory issues in the telecommunications sector and on disputes around broadcasting agreements. One client describes him as being "pragmatic, creative and with a perfect command not only of legal stuff but of the business behind this case."
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Sport - Switzerland

Band 1

One of the most esteemed practitioners in sports law, Michele Bernasconi offers his clients extensive expertise in international sport litigation and arbitrations. He regularly assists international governing bodies and federations. An impressed source enthuses: "His ability to organise, find the suitable strategy and coordinate is remarkable." Another interviewee describes him as "extremely knowledgeable, commercial and efficient."
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Practice Areas

Michele Bernasconi advises on a broad range of sports, media, energy, telecom and IT matters, acting for both domestic and international clients. He has particular expertise in international litigation and arbitration as well as in commercial and transactional work relating to such industries. His recent experience includes acting as arbitrator in international commercial and sport matters, providing advice on outsourcing and joint venture projects, broadcasting and sponsorship agreements, ambush marketing, regulatory and antitrust work in both the telecom and sport sector, software licensing, electricity transmission and distribution, doping matters as well as international transfers of football players.

Career

University of Zurich (lic.iur., 1989), Harvard Law School (LL.M., 1996), admitted to the Zurich Bar (1992)

Professional Memberships

Lecturer at the University of Lucerne, Arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, Chair of the Committee Sports Law of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association, Former Chair of the Committee Telecommunications of the International Bar Association, Chairman of the Sports Law Committee of the Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA), President of the Association Suisse de Droit du Sport (ASDS), Co-Director of the UEFA Football Law Programme

Publications

Several publications on International Sports Law and International Arbitration.

Personal

Michele speaks German, English, French, Italian and Spanish

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Michele Bernasconi

Bär & Karrer Ltd

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Brandschenkestrasse 90

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Contributions

Total 2 contributions

Trends and Developments

Sports Law 2022 in Switzerland

Authors: Michele Bernasconi, Dr Jan Kleiner, Lukas Stocker

Law and Practice

Sports Law 2022 in Switzerland

Authors: Michele Bernasconi, Dr Jan Kleiner, Lukas Stocker

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