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Senior Legal Counsel, Agents

Miami, FL, USA


About the Role

Acting as secretary to the Agents Chamber by handling legal disputes between member associations, clubs, players, coaches and agents within the FIFA Agents Chamber
Giving written and/or oral advice on the FIFA Football Agent Regulations to players, clubs, member associations, agents, legal advisors, etc
Supporting the Litigation Department when needed within the scope of appeals lodged against FIFA’s decisions before CAS
Managing licensing applications through the FIFA Agent Platform (e.g. processing applications, responding to external inquiries, carrying out communications)
Investigating compliance with the FIFA Football Agent Regulations and reporting findings to the relevant departments
Providing comments and feedback to legal documents and general matters related to FIFA Football Agent Regulations, including draft Regulations, commentaries, explanatory notes, memos and similar
Researching and analyzing the decisions on agent contractual disputes/licence applications of FIFA General Secretariat, the FIFA Football tribunal and CAS, setting up a database of relevant jurisprudence
Preparing all necessary documents (e.g. minutes, presentations, collecting data) regarding the Football Agent Working Group biannual meeting
Drafting circulars and legal and IT correspondence for FIFA member associations and external parties
Mentoring other team members, advising on substantive legal matters, as well as efficient ways to allocate time and resources
Providing support to the Head of Department, supporting the definition and execution of the strategy of the Department


About the Company

We are FIFA, the global governing body for football.

Our vision is to make football truly global, diverse and inclusive, for the benefit of the entire world. The last FIFA World Cup in Qatar in 2022 attracted more than 5 billion viewers and the last FIFA Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand in 2023 was the greatest-ever FIFA Women's World Cup that inspired millions of girls and women around the globe. The opportunities for growth are exciting.

We are a modern organisation with over 850 passionate employees who are Living Football every day. Our headquarters are based in Zurich, Switzerland, and we have offices in Miami and Paris, plus eleven regional offices from New Zealand to India, Congo, Panama and Paraguay.

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