Career Opportunity at MCA Sports Law LLP: Football Lawyer (Full-time)

MCA Sports Law is actively seeking a full-time, highly-skilled, Football Lawyer to join our firm. The candidate needs to possess 3-5 years of expertise in international football disputes, including proceedings before FIFA and the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), and adequate exposure to international football players’ transfers.

Key Responsibilities:

Demonstrate exceptional proficiency in handling dispute cases before FIFA and the CAS, without supervision.
Draft player transfer agreements and employment contracts, draft/review representation and commission agreements, and provide counsel to clients on complex transfer-related matters.

Ability to work on urgent matters and deliver high-quality services to our clients in a timely way.


3-5 years of proven experience in football law, with a focus on football disputes (mainly FIFA and the CAS) and player transfers.
Robust background in international sports arbitration and a sports law degree are advantageous.

Comprehensive knowledge of FIFA regulations is a must, and familiarity with Swiss law is considered an asset.

Excellent command of English language is imperative and proficiency in Spanish or Portuguese is an asset.

What we offer:

A supportive work environment fostering professional growth, with flexible working hours.
A competitive compensation package tailored to the candidate’s experience.

A collaborative working model with the option for the place of work (Qatar or remote) to be mutually agreed upon.

How to Apply:

Candidates are invited to submit their resume, cover letter, and relevant work samples to, using “Football Lawyer Application” as the subject line.

Join MCA Sports Law LLP and start an exciting career journey where your expertise will contribute to our commitment to excellence in the dynamic field of sports law. Apply now and become an integral part of a team that values professionalism and initiative.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.