András Gurovits specialises in technology, sports, arbitration and corporate. He represents Swiss and international clients across industries in complex transactions, with a particular focus on technology, and in arbitration. His practice covers advisory, contentious and non-contentious work. András is distinguished as a leading lawyer by Chambers, Legal500 and other legal directories.

Experience

András advises domestic and international clients across industry sectors in technology (including IT, telecoms, data privacy, data security, investigations), sports, corporate and arbitration matters. Having worked for over 10 years as a software engineer and managing sales and marketing with an international IT provider, he understands the business of TMT from the inside. He advises on contentious and non-contentious matters and represents clients before courts of all instance, regulatory and investigating authorities, and arbitration courts.

His sport practice covers all aspects of sports related issues, including commercialisation of sports rights, organisation of sports events, and management of sports organisations.

András has significant expertise in commercial and sports arbitration. He is an Arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration for Sport TAS/CAS and is regularly appointed as sole arbitrator or as member or chairman of a panel in CAS cases. András is a member of the Legal Committee of the International Ice Hockey Federation IIHF where he advises on procedural issues and disciplinary matters relating to the IIHF, its member national associations and the athletes. He is a member of the board of Grasshopper Football Ltd which operates professional football at Grasshopper Club Zurich.

  • CAS/TAS Court of Arbitration for Sport
  • Legal Committee of the International Ice Hockey Federation IIHF
  • Board of Directors of Grasshopper Football Ltd
  • ASA Swiss Arbitration Association
  • ASDS Association Suisse de Droit du Sport
  • ISLA International Sports Lawyers Association ISLA
  • ITechLaw
  • IAAP International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association
  • IBA International Bar Association

Market Perception

  • 'certainly a top name for sports law'….'a market leader' when it comes to handling sports, regulatory and data-related matters.

    Who’s Who Legal 2018
  • competent, reactive and accurate

    Legal 500 2018
  • patient, calm and a great negotiator

    Chambers Europe 2018
  • demonstrates superb knowledge of the law’ in a variety of telecoms mandates.

    Who’s Who Legal 2017
  • ‘he’s really very commercially driven, he tries to understand the needs of the company and understands the topics very well.’

    Chambers Europe 2016

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