Dr. Jan Kleiner

Associate

Jan Kleiner's practice covers contentious and non-contentious matters in the fields of national and international sports law as well as media and entertainment law. He furthermore advises clients on general corporate and commercial matters. Before joining Bär & Karrer in 2013, Jan Kleiner has obtained a doctorate in international sports law from the University of Zurich, and he was Legal Counsel in an international sports federation.

Jan Kleiner regularly publishes on sports law matters. In addition, he has obtained a Global Executive Master in International Sports Law at the Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economia in Madrid (Spain).

Jan Kleiner is a lecturer in the LL.M. program in international sports law / Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in international sports law at the University of Zurich and acts as President of the ISDE Sports Law Alumni.

Languages

German, English, French, Spanish

Curriculum

  • Associate at Bär & Karrer (since 2014)
  • Admitted to the Zurich Bar (2013)
  • Legal Employee at Bär & Karrer (2013)
  • Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economia (Madrid): Global Executive Master in International Sports Law (2012)
  • Legal Counsel with an International Sports Federation (2010-2012)
  • University of Zurich: Dr. iur. (2008-2012)
  • Junior Associate at a Swiss Law Firm (2006-2008)
  • University of Zurich: lic. iur. (2005)

Memberships and Public Offices

  • President and Chairman of the Board of the ISDE Sports Law Alumni (ISDE SLA)
  • Association Suisse de Droit du Sport (ASDS)
  • Alumni University of Zurich

Contact Details

Dr. Jan Kleiner
Bär & Karrer AG
Brandschenkestrasse 90
CH-8027 Zurich
Switzerland

T: +41 58 261 52 05
F: +41 58 261 50 01
jan.kleiner@baerkarrer.ch

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Deals & Cases

22.05.2015
De Beers Group Acquires 33.4% Stake in Synova more »
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Publications

Jurisprudence of the Swiss Federal Tribunal on Football Matters, Football Legal vol. 5
Swiss Federal Tribunal: Financing Agreements vis-à-vis the Swiss Bar Rules, Football Legal No. 4, p. 249-250
Data Breach Notifications, digma, Zeitschrift für Datenrecht und Informationssicherheit 2015, p. 90-94
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Speaking Engagements

Investment Funds in football: a debate on the new regulations (Round Table) 6th International Congress on Football Law (Organizer: Real Federación Española … more »
Introduction to Swiss Law (Organizer: UEFA), UEFA Football Law Programme, 28 October 2015, Istanbul … more »
FIFA: Rules and Regulations (Organizer: UEFA), UEFA Football Law Programme, 26 October 2015, Istanbul … more »
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