Dr. Gurovits has, in particular, the following areas of expertise: transactions, arbitration/litigation, compliance as well as crisis management, with a particular focus on the technology and sports industries.

 

He exercises the following legal functions in the institutions listed hereafter: FCIArb (Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators); Arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration for Sport TAS/CAS; Member of the Panel of Arbitrators of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre HKIAC; Member of the Legal Committee of the International Ice Hockey Federation IIHF; President of the Judicial Administration Supervisory Commission of the Swiss Ice Hockey Federation SIHF.

 

He holds the following management positions in the entities listed hereafter: President of the Grasshopper Football Foundation; Vice-President of Grasshopper Football Ltd; Member of the Board of Grasshopper Club Zurich, football department; Member of the Board of Phoenix Consulting and Trading Ltd.

Experience

He has the necessary academic training and relevant practical work experience in dealing with crisis situations as well as corporate reorganization, in terms of communication, organisation and legal challenges. This enables him to provide comprehensive support to companies that have found themselves in a critical position.

His extensive practical experience in the technology sector as software engineer and marketing manager allows him to cover a wide range of transactions, such as acquisitions, outsourcing, restructurings, procurement and distribution as well as compliance matters including data privacy, data security and regulatory proceedings. Due to his management positions and his many years of work as a legal advisor in the sports sector, he is well-equipped to support companies and other sports organizations in this industry in all legal, compliance and organisational matters. In the field of dispute resolution, he serves for almost two decades as an arbitrator in sports and commercial proceedings as well as a legal advisor in arbitration, litigation, white collar proceedings and internal investigations.

  • 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

  • András Gurovits is a 'very active' practitioner who excels at advising clients on sports-related issues.

    Who's Who Legal 2021
  • For data privacy and data protection, our main counterparts are Andras Gurovits and Clara-Ann Gordon. We highly appreciate their teamwork approach. It is an ideal combination as Andras Gurovits has a business background in technology and sports and Clara-Ann Gordon comes from data privacy. This combination is ideal for our needs.

    Legal 500 2020: Data Privacy & Data Protection
  • '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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