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Patrice Brunet

Founder & Managing Director, patrice.brunet.avocats

Boasting three decades of experience, Patrice Brunet is the founder and managing director of patrice.brunet.avocats.

Patrice Brunet has been practising sports law since 1995. He is a neutral arbitrator for the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC) and for the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), and also acting in the antidoping divisions of both tribunals. In addition to defending many Canadian Olympic athletes in the past, Mr. Brunet served as Chair of the arbitration panel who adjudicated the doping case against cyclist Floyd Landis.

He coauthored the book Le droit du sport au Québec et au Canada, published by Éditions Yvon Blais in 2018.

Mr. Brunet is often invited by Canadian and American media outlets to comment current issues related to sports law. Winner of the prestigious Arista-Sunlife award, he has also been a guest speaker for the Barreau du Québec and for many organizations and education establishments.

SLAM 2022 Judge - Arbitrator, SLAM 2023 Judge - Arbitrator