Prof. Dr. Ulrich Haas
Ulrich Haas is Professor of Civil Procedure and Civil Law at the University of Zurich. Ulrich's work and research focus on international civil procedure (including arbitration), company insolvency law, and sports law. He is the editor of numerous publications in these areas and has worked for many years as a consultant and arbitrator.
Ulrich has been Chairman or party-appointed arbitrator on more than 200 sports-related arbitral tribunals, including the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne, Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit eV in Cologne and the FIBA Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT) in Geneva.
He also sits as a judge for some association tribunals such as the UCI Anti-Doping Tribunal in Aigle, and the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile’s (FIA) International Court of Appeal (ICA) for Formula One related disputes. He was also Arbitrator for the ad hoc Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada, and the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Recently, he chaired the WADA Working Group on Governance Matters that proposed changes to the governance structure of WADA. The proposals were adopted by WADA’s Executive Committee and Foundation Board in November 2018.