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Senior Legal Counsel Ethics

Miami, FL, USA


About the Role

These are your key tasks:
Drafting Final Reports of the investigations of the file to the Adjudicatory Chamber
Coordinating with other departments (TMS, Finance, Integrity and Anti-Doping, Medical, Social Responsibility and Human Rights, Translation and Interpretation Team) and experts providing substantial support to the Adjudicatory Chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee
Communication and request for information to the interested/accused parties of adjudicatory proceedings
Support on the organization of witness interviews and witness statements, and coordinating such tasks with other departments or external experts within the context of adjudicatory proceedings
Assisting the relevant chairperson of the Adjudicatory Chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee in the preparation of the meetings
Assessment on legal aid requests, witness protection requests, witness/victim’s psychological support, and coordinating such tasks with other departments or external experts within the adjudicatory proceedings
Responsible to manage the relevant FIFA precedents cases as well as CAS jurisprudence to properly draft the Final Report and the draft decision of Ethics Committee
Drafting decisions of the Adjudicatory Chamber under the supervision and guidance of the Adjudicatory Chamber
Contribute to identify and suggest measures to prevent violations of the FIFA Code of Ethics and FIFA Disciplinary Code and better guarantee the safeguarding and integrity of football worldwide
Closely collaborating and supporting the Head of Department for the new set-up of the Department (i.e. determining processes, workflow, template creations, etc.)
Ensuring a worldwide recognition of the activity of the Investigation Department and the Judicial Bodies Subdivision
Representing and enhancing FIFA’s image at various levels internally and externally
Holding and participating in workshops with FIFA employees, member associations or confederations on Judicial Bodies related issues


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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