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Benoît Pasquier

Founder & Attorney at Law - BP Sports Law

Benoît Pasquier is a Swiss qualified and registered attorney at law in Zurich (Switzerland) and an arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration for Sport. He is also a member of the UCI Licence Commission. He holds a Master in International Sports Law (LL.M.).

Before founding his law firm BP Sports Law LLC in May 2020, he served as General Counsel and Director of Legal Affairs of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) in Kuala Lumpur for nearly seven years. During histenure, he developed extensive and specific skills in commercial sports law, disciplinary & ethics proceedings, good governance, and sports integrity issues. He also provided advice to the AFC Board on high level legal and strategic matters.

In 2017, his achievements were recognized at the “Leaders in Sport Under 40 Awards” in London for the category “Legal & Governance”.

Before joining the AFC in 2013, Benoît worked at FIFA as Deputy Secretary of the FIFA
Disciplinary Committee and of the FIFA Ethics Committee.

SLAM 2022 Judge - Arbitrator, SLAM 2023 Judge - Arbitrator