Nicolas Zbinden

Nicolas Zbinden

MLaw, LL.M., Attorney at Law

nicolas.zbinden@kellerhals-carrard.ch

Place Saint-François 1
CH-1002 Lausanne

Tel +41 58 200 33 00

Fax +41 58 200 33 11

Assistant:

Cléa Muralti

clea.muralti@kellerhals-carrard.ch


Nicolas Zbinden advises and represents clients before Swiss courts and authorities, as well as before CAS or other arbitrational institutions. He is particularly active in the fields of sports, commercial and contracts law.


Practice areas
  • Arbitration and litigation
  • Sports law
  • Commercial and contracts law
  • Intellectual Property law
Practice groups
  • Arbitration
  • Litigation and insolvency
  • Sports law
Education
  • 2014: LL.M., University of Cambridge, UK
  • 2013: Bar exam, Geneva
  • 2011: MLaw, University of Neuchâtel
  • 2009: BLaw, University of Lausanne
Experience / Career
  • Since 2015: Attorney - Carrard & Associés
  • 2013: Attorney with Des Gouttes & Associés, Geneva
  • 2011-2013: Trainee attorney with Des Gouttes & Associés, Geneva
  • 2010-2011: Assistant to Professor Rigozzi (Sports law), University of Neuchâtel
  • 2008-2009: Legal counsel, Players’ Status Department (FIFA), Zurich
Languages
  • German
  • English
  • French
Memberships
  • Vaud Bar Association (OAV)
  • Swiss Bar Federation (FSA)
  • Jeune Barreau vaudois
  • Registered in the Cantonal Attorneys' Register (Vaud)
  • ASA
  • Swiss Association for Sports law (ASDS)
Publications and presentations
  • La nouvelle loi sur l’encouragement du sport: du sport utile à l’utilité du sport (Olivier Bigler, Nicolas Zbinden), in: Rigozzi et al (Eds), Citius, Altius, Fortius, mélanges en l’honneur de Denis Oswald (2012)

  • La mediation en Suisse: les raisons d’un manque d’impact (Eric Fiechter, Nicolas Zbinden), (2013) 1 Plaidoyer 23

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