The dynamic Legal Affairs team of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has a vacancy for a Legal Counsel Disciplinary & Governance to be filled immediately or by arrangement.

  • Applying the FIFA ethics and disciplinary procedures correctly
  • Providing active legal and administrative support for the FIFA Ethics Committee, the FIFA Disciplinary
  • Committee and the Appeal Committee (FIFA judicial bodies)
  • Representing FIFA in disciplinary & ethics cases before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)
  • Ensuring that the associations apply the ethics and disciplinary procedures correctly
  • Organising meetings, writing decisions and administrating dossiers of the Ethics Committee, the
  • Appeal Committee and the Disciplinary Committee
  • Advising member associations about ethics, disciplinary and appeal procedures
  • Representing and enhancing FIFA’s image during football tournaments worldwide


  • University degree in Law, bar exam an asset
  • Experiences in international law
  • Current compliance with sports law
  • Position A: Excellent knowledge in oral and written English, Spanish and German
  • Position B: Excellent knowledge in oral and written English and French, good knowledge of Spanish
  • Very good MS Office skills
  • Self-confidence and diplomacy, excellent communication skills
  • Commitment (tenacity, willingness to work long hours and work under pressure)
  • Accuracy and an eye for detail, able to set priorities effectively
  • Team player
  • Willingness to travel and an interest in football

You can expect to work in a challenging, dynamic and international environment with a professional and helpful team. Does this appeal to you? If you think that you qualify for this position and are interested in learning more about this exciting opportunity, we would be interested in meeting you.

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